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Video footage: Waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus) is large antelope found widely in sub-Saharan Africa. It is placed in genus Kobus of family Bovidae.
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Definition of the noun family bovidae

What does family bovidae mean as a name of something?

noun

  1. true antelopes; cattle; oxen; sheep; goats

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Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)

A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke

Order Hyracoidea Hyraxes Order TubuWentata Aardvark Order Amodactyla Even -toed ungulates Family Bovidae Cattle, antelopes, and sheep DEER family C en/ idae Deer Family Tragulidae Chevrotains Family Moschidae Musk deer Family ...

Google previewMason's World Encyclopedia of Livestock Breeds and Breeding, 2 Volume Pack (2016)

by Valerie Porter, Lawrence Alderson, Stephen J.G. Hall, D. Phillip Sponenberg

The informal term antelope is widely used to include Old World genera within the family Bovidae (as opposed to the deer of the family Cervidae) that are not cattle, sheep, goats, water buffalo or bison. A characteristic of the Bovidae is that they ...

Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia: Brown bear - cheetah (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

This group belongs to the subfamily Bovinae, which in turn is contained within the large family Bovidae. Other members of the Bovidae include antelopes, sheep, goats and the pronghorn antelope. Buffalo are also related to deer, camels, ...

Google previewThe junior encyclopedia britannica (1897)

a reference library of general knowledge by L. Brent Vaughan

Buf falo, an ungulate or hoofed ruminant mammal, family Bovidae, or oxen, the best- known species of which is the common or Indian buffalo, larger than the ox and with l be Oape Buffalo. stouter limbs, originally from India, but now found in ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)

Therefore, notwithstanding the familiar difference between an ox and a sheep, for example, or a goat and an antelope, the family Bovidae now contains all of these which have hollow, persistent horns, common to both sexes, generally two, ...

Google previewThe American Desk Encyclopedia (1998)

by Steve Luck

Family Bovidae. Goa State in sw India, on the Arabian Sea; the capital is Panaji. It was ruled by Hindu dynasties until it came under Muslim domination in the 15th century. Captured by the Portuguese in 1510, it becatne a flourishing trade ...

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Small photo of The waterbuck is a large antelope found widely in sub-Saharan Africa. It is placed in the genus Kobus of the family Bovidae.Small photo of Waterbuck antelope with big antlers in forest of Lake Nakuru Kenya Africa. Waterbuck is a large antelope found widely in sub-Saharan Africa. It is placed in the genus Kobus of the family Bovidae.Small photo of The bohor reedbuck is an antelope native to central Africa. The animal is placed under the genus Redunca and in the family Bovidae.Small photo of The waterbuck is a large antelope found widely in sub-Saharan Africa. It is placed in the genus Kobus of the family Bovidae.Small photo of The waterbuck is a large antelope found widely in sub-Saharan Africa. It is placed in the genus Kobus of the family Bovidae.Small photo of The wildebeests, also called gnus, are a genus of antelopes, scientific name Connochaetes. They belong to the family BovidaeSmall photo of The wildebeests, also called gnus, are a genus of antelopes, scientific name Connochaetes. They belong to the family Bovidae More...

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