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Oryx, Gemsbok

Scientific Name: Oryx gazella gazella

Subspecies: Beisa Oryx (Oryx g. beisa) Fringe-eared Oryx (Oryx g. callotis)

Distribution: South Africa, Botswana, Namibia and Angola.

Habitat: Dry plains and sub-desert.

Description: Large antelope with a very compact body. The Gemsbok reaches a weight of 220 kg and a height of around 120 cm. General colour pale fawn grey, with striking patternon head and body so characteristic of Oryx antelopes.

Hunting method: Pursch or tracking with trackers

Hunting available in: South Africa, Namibia and Botswana.

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