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Duiker vs. Antelope

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Duikernoun

Any of several species of small southern African antelopes of the Cephalophinae subfamily.

Antelopenoun

Any of several African mammals of the family Bovidae distinguished by hollow horns, which, unlike deer, they do not shed.

Duiker

A duiker is a small to medium-sized brown antelope native to sub-Saharan Africa, found in heavily wooded areas. The 22 extant species, including three sometimes considered to be subspecies of the other species, form the subfamily Cephalophinae.

Antelopenoun

(US) The pronghorn, Antilocapra americana.

Antelopenoun

One of a group of ruminant quadrupeds, intermediate between the deer and the goat. The horns are usually annulated, or ringed. There are many species in Africa and Asia.

β€˜The antelope and wolf both fierce and fell.’;

Antelopenoun

graceful Old World ruminant with long legs and horns directed upward and backward; includes gazelles; springboks; impalas; addax; gerenuks; blackbucks; dik-diks

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Antelopenoun

a swift-running deerlike ruminant with smooth hair and upward-pointing horns, of a group native to Africa and Asia that includes the gazelles, impala, gnus, and elands.

Antelopenoun

another term for pronghorn

Antelope

The term antelope is used to refer to many species of even-toed ruminant that are indigenous to various regions in Africa and Eurasia. Antelope comprise a wastebasket taxon (miscellaneous group) within the family Bovidae, encompassing all Old World ruminants that are not bovines, sheep, goats, deer, or giraffes.

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