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An African antelope with black-and-white facial markings, a mane of stiff hair, and large backwardly curving horns.
- ‘The male horns, in keeping with the horns of the male roan antelope, curve backward - in part so that fights over female antelopes will not be deadly.’
- ‘Cantering herds of zebra, eland and roan antelope scatter then coalesce as we drone over them.’
- ‘In the south, the government reported that the game areas ‘still hold immense stocks’ and that white rhino, elephant, giant eland, roan antelope, and giraffe were all on the increase.’
- ‘Plain animals such as zebra, greater and lesser kudu, sable and roan antelope, impala and giraffe are found on the plains stretching from the rivers edge.’
- ‘The Save Valley Conservancy, for example, put together more than 850,000 acres for wildlife management and reintroduced rare species such as black rhinoceros and roan antelope.’
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