lechwe lechwe

Definition(s):

  • (n) tawny-colored African antelope inhabiting wet grassy plains; a threatened species

Usage(s):

  1. But as I gazed across the lush African plain, what amazed me even more were all the creatures I'd never known existed the lechwe, the kudu, the lilac-breasted roller.
  2. But as I gazed across the lush African plain, what amazed me even more were all the creatures I'd never known existed--the lechwe, the kudu, the lilac-breasted roller.

News

  • 8 new exotic species in Natural Bridge expansion near San Antonio

    SAN ANTONIO — A new expansion of the Natural Bridge Wildlife Ranch that opened recently boasts eight new exotic animal species. The 50-acre expansion, dubbed Tower Creek, is near Cibolo Creek and features impala, zebu, Grant's gazelles, sable antelope, giraffes and African endangered species Nile lechwe, Arabian oryx, dama gazelle and bongo antelope, said Tiffany Soechting, a spokeswoman for the ...
    on April 22, 2014     Source: San Antonio Express-News

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