gazelle vs antelope

gazelle antelope

Definitions

  • 1) An antelope of the genus Gazella mostly native to Africa and capable of running at high speeds for long periods.
  • 2) Any of various small, swift antelopes of the genus Gazella and related genera of Africa and Asia, characteristically having a slender neck and ringed horns.
  • 3) (Zoöl.) One of several small, swift, elegantly formed species of antelope, of the genus Gazella, esp. G. dorcas; -- called also algazel, corinne, korin, and kevel. The gazelles are celebrated for the luster and soft expression of their eyes.
  • 4) small swift graceful antelope of Africa and Asia having lustrous eyes
  • 5) See gazel.

Definitions

  • 1) US The pronghorn, Antilocapra americana.
  • 2) Any of several African mammals of the family Bovidae distinguished by hollow horns, which, unlike deer, they do not shed.
  • 3) Leather made from antelope hide.
  • 4) A pronghorn.
  • 5) Any of various swift-running ruminant mammals of the family Bovidae, native to Africa and Eurasia and having unbranched horns.
  • 6) (Zoöl.) One of a group of ruminant quadrupeds, intermediate between the deer and the goat. The horns are usually annulated, or ringed. There are many species in Africa and Asia.
  • 7) graceful Old World ruminant with long legs and horns directed upward and backward; includes gazelles; springboks; impalas; addax; gerenuks; blackbucks; dik-diks
  • 8) A name sometimes given to the saiga, and to the cabrit or pronghorn. See these words; also Antilocapra and Antilocapridæ.
  • 9) [capitalized] (Pron. an-tel′ ō˙-pē.) Sometimes incorrectly used for Antilope.
  • 10) An animal of the genus Antilope or subfamily Antilopinæ; especially, the sasin or common Indian antelope, Antilope cervicapra. See Antilope, Antilopinæ, and cut under sasin.

Examples

  • 1) They try to pick up emus and gazelles for a stroll around the swimming pool.
  • 2) The females are so strong they can kill a gazelle.
  • 3) Know O Jinni! that this gazelle is the daughter of my paternal uncle, my own flesh and blood, and I married her when she was a young maid, and I lived with her well nigh thirty years, yet was I not blessed with issue by her.
  • 4) Numbers of dorcas gazelle and aoudad may have increased since the creation of the reserve, but dama gazelle is declining due to continued military poaching and tourist disturbance.
  • 5) The gazelle is thawing out, the booze has been bought (and some it has already been consumed), prizes have been purchased and the insurance waivers have been signed (We're not going to play * jump the alligator* if I don't have insurance, no way).
  • 6) The gazelle is marinating, the good folks at City Hall have sprung for a new BBQ this year, prizes have been purchased, and now all we are waiting on is time, and you.
  • 7) The BBQ gazelle is free with the purchase of 100 carbon credits.
  • 8) The gazelle is on the rotisserie, our blogger friends are arriving and I have whipped up some tasty snacks for the evening so join The Mayor, Fenris, TLDG and I for the live blogging event of the day.
  • 9) Aghazal was the Lambaneish word for the small leaping deer we called gazelle in the High, and indeed she bore some resemblance to her namesake, with her long neck, lustrous eyes, and graceful movements.
  • 10) By far, the best way to slaughter a gazelle is to punch the living shit out of it.
  • 11) ‘Add up all the lions, elephants, warthogs, giraffes, gazelles, zebras, impalas, topis and hyenas that live on these plains and they fail to outnumber the gnus.’
  • 12) ‘The gestation period was five months, a timetable shared by the slender-horned gazelle, blackbuck antelope, and pygmy goat.’
  • 13) ‘Here, photographers can get vantage points to compose shots of elephants, rhinos, cheetahs, hyenas, gazelles and waterbucks.’
  • 14) ‘Cheetahs use their speed to outrun their prey, which includes such fleet-footed creatures as gazelles and wildebeests.’
  • 15) ‘In a terrestrial context this scenario might be likened to gazelles, wildebeests, and lions gathering around a watering hole.’
  • 16) ‘Our catalogue lists 2,318 specimens: wild pigs, deer, cattle, gazelles, sheep and goats, rhinos, bears and other carnivores, primates, and even some marsupials.’
  • 17) ‘The western part of Kenya's largest national park boasts the Mzima crystal springs, a haven for hippos, elephants, gazelles, zebras, and giraffes.’
  • 18) ‘Fleet-footed animals, such as gazelles and cheetahs, aren't the only livings things that rely on speed for their survival.’
  • 19) ‘And it's not just wildebeest: zebras and gazelles are also on the move, tracked by hungry lions and cheetahs.’
  • 20) ‘Such pets weren't limited to dogs and cats but included baboons, monkeys, and gazelles.’
  • 21) ‘In all fairness, his preoccupation with glancing around this way and that like an insecure gazelle in an open savanna for his pursuers was justifiable given that he still had not quite yet deciphered where he had ended up.’
  • 22) ‘Every morning in Africa, a gazelle gets up in the morning and starts running, knowing that that very day it has to outrun some lion that is waiting to prey on it.’
  • 23) ‘These guys are happy to tell you where they found gazelles or vice versa.’
  • 24) ‘It's a hot water bottle in my mountain-lodge bed, overlooking gazelles and hyenas at a watering hole.’
  • 25) ‘Cheetahs and gazelles are parts of each other's environment, and a change in the behaviour of one represents a change in the environment of the other.’
  • 26) ‘True to her style, even in those movements she was more a wild gazelle than a stampeding rhinoceros.’
  • 27) ‘One student, for example, utilized their model of gazelles and grass to model the interaction between lions and gazelles using the appropriate substitutions, which is not an easy thing for students to grasp.’
  • 28) ‘It is no accident that sheep, bulls, gazelles and cats have been found carefully buried and preserved in their own graves.’
  • 29) ‘In the next two hours, we came across many black buffalo, herds of zebra and numerous gazelles.’
  • 30) ‘As a leader, your job is to read the tea leaves, set a direction, and move like a gazelle, not an elephant, into the future.’

Examples

  • 1) He had been caught leaving the forest with a small antelope.
  • 2) Across its Northumberland parkland roamed herds of antelope and buffalo.
  • 3) THIS antelope must feel like its head is spinning - after a spider set up home in its antlers.
  • 4) He runs like a f***ing antelope but it's a shame he passes like f***ing Bambi.
  • 5) ‘In South Africa, where an antelope called the bluebuck went extinct 200 years ago, three other big mammals have been brought back from the brink.’
  • 6) ‘In eastern Africa, they mostly hunt Thomson's gazelles, but they will also attack calves, warthogs, zebras, impalas, and the young of large antelopes such as the gnu.’
  • 7) ‘First described 200 years ago it is also now one Africa's most endangered antelopes despite being one of the most reproductive.’
  • 8) ‘Our fathers used to hunt giraffes, water-bucks and antelopes and eat their meet.’
  • 9) ‘The lion, sometimes called the King of the jungle, prefers killing antelopes while bushbuck are preferred by leopard.’
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