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Oryx vs. Kudu

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Oryxnoun

Any of several antelopes, of genus Oryx, native to Africa, the males and females of which have long, straight horns.

Kudunoun

A large, striped, African antelope of the species Tragelaphus imberbis (the lesser kudu) or Tragelaphus strepsiceros (the greater kudu).

Oryx

A genus of African antelopes which includes the gemsbok, the leucoryx, the bisa antelope (Oryx beisa), and the beatrix antelope (Oryx beatrix) of Arabia.

Kudunoun

See Koodoo.

Oryxnoun

large African antelope with long straight nearly upright horns

Kudunoun

either of two spiral-horned antelopes of the African bush

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Oryx

Oryx is a genus consisting of four large antelope species called oryxes. Their fur is pale with contrasting dark markings in the face and on the legs, and their long horns are almost straight.

Kudu

The kudus are two species of antelope of the genus Tragelaphus: Lesser kudu, Tragelaphus imberbis, of eastern Africa Greater kudu, Tragelaphus strepsiceros, of eastern and southern AfricaThe two species of the Kudus look quite similar, though Greaters are larger than the lesser kudu. A large adult male Greater Kudu stands over 5 ft.

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