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  • noun Plural form of kongoni.


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  • In the game-laden plains of eastern Africa, half a dozen species, such as kongonis, sable antelopes, gazelles and zebras, often have been observed in one landscape, with no fighting visible.

    The Minds and Manners of Wild Animals A Book of Personal Observations

  • A herd of kongonis feeding directly in their path, merely moved aside right and left, quite deliberately, to leave a passage fifty yards or so wide, but otherwise paid not the slightest attention.

    The Land of Footprints

  • So seriously do they take their job as policemen of the plains that it is very common for a lazy single animal of another species to graze in a herd of kongonis simply for the sake of protection.

    The Land of Footprints

  • At Juja we got to know the kongonis even better than we had before.

    The Land of Footprints


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