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An old reference to 'Hartebeest in the Transvaal Lowveld

B.L. Penzhorn
Koedoe | Vol 28, No 1 | a536 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/koedoe.v28i1.536 | © 1985 B.L. Penzhorn | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 28 November 1985 | Published: 28 November 1985

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B.L. Penzhorn, University of Pretoria, South Africa

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Dr. Percy Rendall FZS, who visited the Transvaal Lowveld during 1893 and 1894, made the following statement in a field-note on the antelopes which he encountered in the region: THE HARTEBEESTE. Bubalis caama. Zulu: Indhluzela There are a few of these antelopes on the banks of the Krokodil River, opposite Hector's Spruit, and also in the East Lydenburg District of the Transvaal and in South Gazaland.' (Rendall 1895).


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