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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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wildebeestwil‧de‧beest /ˈwɪldəbiːst/ noun [countable]  HBAa large Southern African animal with a tail and curved horns syn gnu
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wildebeestThere is no sign of civilization, but herds of zebra and wildebeest and clumps of elephants marble the valley floor.I can not look at another zebra, another wildebeest, and certainly no more armadillos!There were crowds of people herding from one pub to another like wildebeest in the rainy season.William may witness one of the regular wildebeest stampedes-described as a terrifying and unforgettable experience.There, he would be another old person elbowed and nudged by the hordes in their restive wildebeest migration in search of gratification.As they approach a grazing herd of, say, wildebeest, they spread out in line abreast and begin the stalk.In late May the wildebeest and zebra move to the north and west of the park where there is permanent water.The lionesses on the flanks may well drive some of the wildebeest towards their companions in the centre of the line.
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