from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun An orange-brown African antelope (Kobus kob) whose habitat extends from Senegal eastward to Ethiopia, having lyre-shaped horns in the male.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An African antelope of the genus Kobus; a water-antelope, of which there are several distinct species known by different names.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun (Zoöl.) Any one of several species of African antelopes of the genus Kobus, esp. the species
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- noun An
African antelopeclosely related to the lechweand the waterbuck.
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- noun an orange-brown antelope of southeast Africa
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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Note 6: Proto-Eastern-Savanna Bantu * - kob - "to become marriageable/nubile"; Proto-East Ruvu * - kowa "to instruct on pregnancy"; e.g.,
Within the St. Floris region, the most abundant large mammals seem to be kob Kobus kob, hartebeest Alcelaphus buselaphus and grey duiker Sylvicapra grimmia, with other fairly abundant ungulates including waterbuck Kobus ellipsiprymnus, oribi Ourebia ourebi, topi Damaliscus lunatus, reedbuck Redunca redunca, roan antelope Hippotragus equines and giant eland Taurotragus derbianus; also buffalo Syncerus caffer, warthog Phacochoerus aethiopicus and hippopotamus Hippopotamus amphibius.
The park contains typical northern Sudanese savanna fauna and the only remaining populations of elephant Loxodonta africana (T), buffalo Syncerus caffer and kob Kobus kob in Niger.
Southern Sudan is a haven for many species of rare and endangered wildlife, including the Kobus kob (whiteeared Kob), elephant, black and white rhino, and many bird species.
As a result of habitat loss due to land degradation, four antelope species in Lesotho and Swaziland, the blue wildebeest in Malawi, the Tssessebe in Mozambique, the blue buck from the southwestern Cape in South Africa and the kob in Tanzania are threatened with extinction.
Among the most abundant species found here are the white-eared kob (Kobus kob), the tiang (Damaliscus lunatus tiang) and the Mongalla gazelle (Gazella thomsonii albontata).
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Seasonal migration by white-eared kob in relation to resources.
For example, a million individuals of white-eared kob undertake a massive migration of over 1500 km, following the availability of floodplain grasses.