A column of wildebeest cantered rigidly in the other direction—all spindly legs, candyfloss white beards, and sloping backs.
Enormous herds of hartebeest and wildebeest were on each side, and countless zebras.
If I leaped down, the wildebeest would kill me to a certainty.
What could there be in my wiping my face to provoke the wildebeest anew?
Hence their trivial names of “blauw” wildebeest and “brindled” gnoo.
The Kaffir had shot a wildebeest, he said, but he had come to assist them in disposing of theirs.
The springboks did not interest them; but the flesh of the wildebeest would have been a treat to all.
My first shot in Africa was at a wildebeest at three hundred yards.
For the last half-hour I was too busy watching the manœuvres of the wildebeest bull, to take my gaze off him for a moment.
Some hunters brought in three wildebeest and an antelope this morning and the whole tribe's feasting up.