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Grazing Antelope (Family: Bovidae, Subfamily: Hippotraginae) - Wiki
Subject: Grazing Antelope (Family: Bovidae, Subfamily: Hippotraginae) - Wiki
Gazelle2-Gemsbok, Oryx gazella.jpg
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Grazing Antelope (Family: Bovidae, Subfamily: Hippotraginae) - Wiki

Grazing antelope
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[Photo] Gemsbok - note face pattern and ear shape, which both differ from Beisa Oryx. Photo by License: public domain

A grazing antelope is any of the species of antelope that make up the subfamily Hippotraginae in the family Bovidae, which also includes sheep, goats, and cattle.

o Subfamily Bovinae: cattle and spiral-horned antelopes, 28 species in 10 genera
o Subfamily Cephalophinae: duikers, 19 species in 2 genera
o Subfamily Hippotraginae
+ Genus Hippotragus
# Roan Antelope, Hippotragus equinus
# Sable Antelope, Hippotragus niger
* Giant Sable Antelope Hippotragus niger varani
# Bluebuck, Hippotragus leucophaeus (extinct)
+ Genus Oryx
# East African Oryx, Oryx beisa
# Scimitar Oryx, Oryx dammah
# Gemsbok, Oryx gazella
# Arabian Oryx, Oryx leucoryx
+ Genus Addax
# Addax, Addax nasomaculatus
o Subfamily Antilopinae: gazelles, dwarf antelopes and the Saiga, 38 species in 14 genera
o Subfamily Caprinae: sheep, goats, and allies
o Subfamily Reduncinae: waterbucks, reedbucks, 8 species in 2 genera
o Subfamily Aepycerotinae: impala, 1 species in 1 genus
o Subfamily Peleinae: rhebok, 1 species in 1 genus
o Subfamily Alcelaphinae: wildebeest, haartbeast, 7 species in 5 genera
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Scientific Name: Oryx gazella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Names: Gemsbok, Gemsbuck; [French] Gemsbok; [German] Gemsbock
Synonyms: Capra gazella, Antilope gazella, Oryx capensis

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