Welcome to biology-online.org! Please login to access all site features. Create account.
Log me on automatically each visit
| Page history
| Printable version
(Science: zoology) One of two species of large south african antelopes of the genus Catoblephas, having a mane and bushy tail, and curved horns in both sexes.
alternative forms: gnoo.
The common gnu or wildebeest (Catoblephas gnu) is plain brown; the brindled gnu or blue wildebeest (c. Gorgon) is larger, with transverse stripes of black on the neck and shoulders.
Origin: hottentot gnu, or nju: cf. F. Gnou.
Please contribute to this project, if you have more information about this term feel free to edit this page
This page was last modified 21:16, 3 October 2005. This page has been accessed 1,395 times. What links here
| Related changes
| Permanent link
© Biology-Online.org. All Rights Reserved.
Register | Login
| About Us | Contact Us | Link to Us | Disclaimer & Privacy | Powered by CASPION