AskDefine | Define sassaby

Dictionary Definition

sassaby n : a large South African antelope; considered the swiftest hoofed mammal [syn: topi, Damaliscus lunatus]

Extensive Definition

This article is about the antelope. For the town see Topi (town). For the headgear, see Pith helmet.
The Topi, or Sassaby, (Damaliscus korrigum jimela) is a subspecies of the Korrigum, a savannah and floodplain antelope. It is found in Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania, and Uganda. It became regionally extinct in Burundi.


sassaby in Czech: Buvolec modrý
sassaby in German: Leierantilope
sassaby in Spanish: Damaliscus lunatus
sassaby in Esperanto: Blua damalisko
sassaby in French: Topi
sassaby in Italian: Damaliscus lunatus
sassaby in Lithuanian: Topi
sassaby in Hungarian: Közönséges lantszarvúantilop
sassaby in Dutch: Lierantilope
sassaby in Polish: Topi
sassaby in Chinese: 转角牛羚
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