- a small, agile African antelope, Oreotragus oreotragus, of mountainous regions from the Cape of Good Hope to Ethiopia.
Origin of klipspringer
Examples from the Web for klipspringer
Historical Examples of klipspringer
For instance, there's the oribi and the dik-dik, to say nothing of the steinbuck and the klipspringer.In Africa
John T. McCutcheon
He dashed through the stream and ran up the shelf like a klipspringer after me.Prester John
They had made a sad mistake about the powers of that klipspringer.
It was Klaas beyond a doubt—Klaas who had killed the klipspringer.
One of the most characteristic points about the klipspringer is the formation of its hoofs.
- a small agile antelope, Oreotragus oreotragus, inhabiting rocky regions of Africa south of the Sahara