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Gnu, or wildebeest, antelope (genus Connochaetes) with a large buffalo-like head and shoulders, curved horns, and a horse-like body and tail. The brindled gnu (C. taurinus) lives in herds in South and East African grasslands. It weighs 500 lb (225 kg) and is 4 ft (135 cm) tall.

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