(Ourebia ourebia), swift African antelope, family Bovidae (order Artiodactyla), living on sub-Saharan grasslands in pairs or small herds. The oribi is a graceful animal with a silky coat, large ears, and a short, bushy tail. It stands about 50-66 cm (20-26 inches) at the shoulder and is yellowish to reddish brown with white underparts. There is a bare, dark spot beneath each ear and a tuft of long hair on each "knee." The male has slim, spikelike horns
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