Definition of eland
: either of two large African antelopes (Taurotragus oryx synonym Tragelaphus oryx and Taurotragus derbianus synonym Tragelaphus derbianus) bovine in form with short spirally twisted horns in both sexes
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Our report alludes to rather healthy other populations: 11,000 buffalo, 3,000 sable, eland—
Apart from an abundance of dolphins and whales, the reserve is home to more than 260 bird species and land mammals, including elands and Cape mountain zebras.
There is also a diorama of a lion and eland, in skeletal form, fighting it out.
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