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Cave painting representing Eland headed hunters ; The original inhabitants of South Africa, the San (or Bushmen) were present until the beginning of the last century. For hundreds of years, they decorated the sandstone walls in Drakensberg. 
Eland was a symbol of power.

© David Tatin / Biosphoto

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Wild animal / Mammal / Ungulate / Even-toed Ungulate / Bovidae / Eland (Taurotragus oryx)

Species / Diet pattern / Phytophage / Herbivore

Natural resources use / Fauna use / Hunting (activity) / Hunter

History / Archeological site / Rupestral painting

Ethnic group / Bushman

Matter (substance) / Mineral matter / Stoneware

Species / IUCN Red List of Threatened Species / Low Risk (IUCN) LR / Near Threatened species (IUCN) NT

Earth's crust / Rock / Sedimentary rock

Africa / Southern Africa / South Africa / KwaZulu-Natal Province / Drakensberg mountain massif

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Deuterostomia / Chordata / Vertebrata / Synapsida / Mammalia / Artiodactyla / Bovidae / Taurotragus

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