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Gazelle vs. Impala

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Gazellenoun

An antelope of either of the genera Gazella (mostly native to Africa) or Procapra (native to Asia), capable of running at high speeds for long periods.

Impalanoun

An African antelope, Aepyceros melampus, noted for its leaping ability; the male has ridged, curved horns.

Gazellenoun

One of several small, swift, elegantly formed species of antelope, of the genus Gazella, esp. G. dorcas; - called also algazel, corinne, korin, and kevel. The gazelles are celebrated for the luster and soft expression of their eyes.

Impalanoun

An antelope (Aepyceros melampus) of Southeastern Africa, the male of which has ringed lyre-shaped horns, which curve first backward, then sideways, then upwards. ALso called impalla and pallah.

Gazellenoun

small swift graceful antelope of Africa and Asia having lustrous eyes

Impalanoun

African antelope with ridged curved horns; moves with enormous leaps

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Gazellenoun

a small, slender antelope that typically has curved horns and a fawn-coloured coat with white underparts, found in open country in Africa and Asia.

Impalanoun

a graceful antelope often seen in large herds in open woodland in southern and East Africa.

Gazelle

A gazelle is any of many antelope species in the genus Gazella. This article also deals with the seven species included in two further genera, Eudorcas and Nanger, which were formerly considered subgenera of Gazella.

Impala

The impala (, Aepyceros melampus) is a medium-sized antelope found in eastern and southern Africa. The sole member of the genus Aepyceros, it was first described to European audiences by German zoologist Hinrich Lichtenstein in 1812.

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