Animal Facts & Trophys

Animal Facts & Throphy photos.

BLACKED-BACKED JACKAL
Level: Average

BLACKED-BACKED JACKAL

• BASIC COLOURATION: Sandy fawn; dark back • HABITAT: All country except dense forest • DIET: Small mammals; lambs, birds and insects • MASS: 26 to 40 lb • SHOULDER HEIGHT: 18 ins • GESTATION PERIOD: Two months • NUMBER OF YOUNG: One to six • LIFE EXPECTANCY: 12 years • ENEMIES: Leopard, lion.

BLACK FACE IMPALA
Level: Easy

BLACK FACE IMPALA

• BASIC COLOURATION: dull brown with a blackish-purple sheen. white belly • HABITAT: Dense riverine undergrowth surrounded by open woodland • DIET: Leaves, grass, shoots, flowers and pods • MASS: 160 lb • GESTATION PERIOD: 6 ½ months • NUMBER OF YOUNG: One • HORN LENGTH: Males: average 19 ins, largest: 27 ins • LIFE EXPECTANCY: 12 years • ENEMIES: Leopard, cheetah, lion

BLACK WILDEBEEST
Level: Easy

BLACK WILDEBEEST

ï BASIC COLOURATION: Dark brown. White tail. ï HORNS: Horns spread forward and upwards ï HABITAT: Open grassland with sufficient water ï DIET: Grasses ï MASS: 352 lb ï SHOULDER HEIGHT: 45 ins ï GESTATION PERIOD: 8,5 months ï NUMBER OF YOUNG: One ï LIFE EXPECTANCY: 18 years ï HORNS: Both sexes: Average 20 ins, Largest 29 ins. ï ENEMIES: leopard, cheetah

BLUE WILDEBEEST

BLUE WILDEBEEST

ï BASIC COLOURATION: Dark grey brown with darker vertical stripes on flanks ï HORNS: spread outwards, then up and inwards ï HABITAT: Grassy plains; light woodland ï DIET: Grasses ï MASS: 462 lb ï SHOULDER HEIGHT: 53 ins ï GESTATION PERIOD: 8,5 months ï NUMBER OF YOUNG: One ï LIFE EXPECTANCY: 18 years ï HORNS: Both sexes: Average 26 ins; Largest 33 ins ï ENEMIES: leopard, lion, cheetah

BROWN HYENA

BROWN HYENA

ï HABITAT: Open, dry woodland, shrubby areas with shrubs, tall grass ï DIET: Carrion, small mammals, ground birds, reptiles ï MASS: 120 lb ï SHOULDER HEIGHT: 30 ins ï GESTATION PERIOD: Three months ï NUMBER OF YOUNG: Two to five ï LIFE EXPECTANCY: 24 years ï ENEMIES: Leopard, lion

BURCHELLS ZEBRA

BURCHELLS ZEBRA

ï BASIC COLOURATION: Black and white stripes with lighter shadow stripes ï HABITAT: Open savannah with grass and sufficient water. ï DIET: Grass, occasionally leaves and pods as well ï MASS: 700 lb ï SHOULDER HEIGHT: 55 ins ï GESTATION PERIOD: 12 months ï NUMBER OF YOUNG: One ï LIFE EXPECTANCY: 35 years ï ENEMIES: leopard, lion, cheetah

CAPE ELAND

CAPE ELAND

ï BASIC COLOURATION: Greyish sandy brown. Few white stripes from shoulder to rump ï HABITAT: Woodland; grasslands ï DIET: Leaves; grass in spring. They drink water regularly ï MASS: 1800 lb ï SHOULDER HEIGHT: 69 ins ï GESTATION PERIOD: Nine months ï NUMBER OF YOUNG: One ï LIFE EXPECTANCY: 12 years ï HORNS: Both sexes: Average 25 ins - Largest 44 ins ï ENEMIES: Lions

CHEETAH

CHEETAH

Cheetah Trophy hunting in Namibia is allowed by the Namibian Environmental and Tourism Board (Game Department) due to the successful management of cheetah populations in the country. Tags are controlled very strict and a limited number is allocated to trophy hunters all over the world. Currently no import of cheetah is allowed into the United States of America by the USF&W. Import into countries other than the USA is allowed

BLESBUCK

BLESBUCK

ï BASIC COLOURATION: Dark purplish brown. White belly and face ï HABITAT: Open grassland ï DIET: Grasses, especially short grasses ï MASS: 143 lb ï SHOULDER HEIGHT: 33 ins ï GESTATION PERIOD: 8 months ï NUMBER OF YOUNG: One ï LIFE EXPECTANCY: 11 years ï HORNS: Both sexes: Average 12,5 ins; Largest 20 ins ï ENEMIES: Cheetah

DAMARA DIK DIK

DAMARA DIK DIK

ï BASIC COLOURATION: speckled grey-brown,white around the eyes. ï HABITAT: Dense woodland with shrubs and little grass. Not dependant on water ï DIET: Leaves; fresh grass shoots ï MASS: 8 - 15 lb ï GESTATION PERIOD: 5 Ω to 6 months ï NUMBER OF YOUNG: One ï LIFE EXPECTANCY: 9 Years ï HORNS: Males only: Average 3.2 ins; Largest 4.5 ins ï ENEMIES: Leopard, lion and caracal

GEMSBUCK

GEMSBUCK

ï BASIC COLOURATION: Greyish brown. White belly. Black on legs, rump. Black and white facial markings ï HABITAT: Semi-desert ï DIET: Grass, tubers, tsamma melons and other fruit ï MASS: 62 lb ï SHOULDER HEIGHT: 47 ins ï GESTATION PERIOD: 9 months ï NUMBER OF YOUNG: One ï LIFE EXPECTANCY: 19 years ï HORNS: Both sexes: Average 35 ins - Largest 48 ins ï ENEMIES: Leopard, lions, spotted hyena

GIRAFFE

GIRAFFE

ï BASIC COLOURATION: Light brown with darker patches ï HABITAT: Open grassland/Acacia country ï DIET: Leaves, twigs but also grass ï MASS: 3000 lb ï SHOULDER HEIGHT: 132 ins ï GESTATION PERIOD: Fifteen months ï NUMBER OF YOUNG: One ï LIFE EXPECTANCY: 28 years ï ENEMIES: leopard, lions

KUDU (GREATER SOUTHERN)

KUDU (GREATER SOUTHERN)

ï BASIC COLOURATION: Grey. Thin white stripes, six from shoulder to rump. Both sexes. ï HABITAT: Thick acacia and mopane forest. Close to rocky hills ï DIET: Leaves; fruit; grasses and pods ï MASS: Males - 650 lb ï SHOULDER HEIGHT: 57 ins ï GESTATION PERIOD: 7 months ï NUMBER OF YOUNG: One ï LIFE EXPECTANCY: 14 years ï HORNS: Males only: Average 48,5 ins - Largest 67 ins ï ENEMIES: Leopard, lion, cheetah

DUIKER

DUIKER

ï BASIC COLOURATION: yellowish-grey-brown to reddish-yellow-brown ï HABITAT: Areas with enough bush and undergrowth for shade and shelter ï DIET: Leaves; shoots; grasses, flowers, fruits and seeds ï MASS: 26 lb ï SHOULDER HEIGHT: 21 ins ï GESTATION PERIOD: 3 months ï NUMBER OF YOUNG: One ï LIFE EXPECTANCY: 10 Years ï HORNS: Males only: Average 3 ins; Largest 7 ins ï ENEMIES: Leopard, caracal

HARTMANN ZEBRA

HARTMANN ZEBRA

ï BASIC COLOURATION: Black and white stripes ï HABITAT: Stony and mountainous slopes with sufficient grazing ï DIET: Grass, occasionally small branches and shrubs ï MASS: 600 lb ï SHOULDER HEIGHT: 55 ins ï GESTATION PERIOD: 12 months ï NUMBER OF YOUNG: One ï LIFE EXPECTANCY: 25 years ï ENEMIES: leopard, lion, cheetah

KLIPSPINGER

KLIPSPINGER

ï BASIC COLOURATION: Greenish grey ï HABITAT: Rocky hills; koppies or mountains ï DIET: Mainly leaves but sometimes grasses ï MASS: 40 lb ï SHOULDER HEIGHT: 20 ins ï GESTATION PERIOD: Seven to eight months ï NUMBER OF YOUNG: One ï LIFE EXPECTANCY: 8 years ï HORNS: Males only: Average 3,5 ins - Largest 6,25 ins ï ENEMIES: Leopard, Lion, caracal, python

LEOPARD

LEOPARD

ï BASIC COLOURATION: white to golden-brown, black spots and rosettes ï HABITAT: Mostly in or near thickets on mountain sides, along rivers ï DIET: Antelopes, monkeys, birds, large reptiles, baboon, mice and carrion ï MASS: 160 lb ï SHOULDER HEIGHT: 27 ins ï GESTATION PERIOD: 3,5 months ï NUMBER OF YOUNG: 2-4 ï LIFE EXPECTANCY: 20 Years ï BODY LENGTH: average 6 ft 8 ins, largest 9 ft 7 ins ï ENEMIES: lion, crocodile

NYALA

NYALA

ï BASIC COLOURATION: Dark brown; orange legs ï HABITAT: Dense forest; heavy shrub country ï DIET: Leaves WEIGHT: 264 lb ï SHOULDER HEIGHT: 41 ins ï GESTATION PERIOD: 7 months ï NUMBER OF YOUNG: One ï LIFE EXPECTANCY: 13 years ï HORNS: Males only: Average 24 ins - Largest 32 ins ï ENEMIES: Leopard, lion, cheetah

RED HARTEBEEST

RED HARTEBEEST

ï BASIC COLOURATION: Glossy reddish brown ï HABITAT: Open areas or grassy plains in semi-arid areas ï DIET: Grasses ï MASS: 390 lb ï SHOULDER HEIGHT: 47 ins ï GESTATION PERIOD: 8 months ï NUMBER OF YOUNG: One ï LIFE EXPECTANCY: 16 years ï HORNS: Both sexes: Average 18 ins; Largest 29,5 ins. ï ENEMIES: Leopard, lion

ROAN

ROAN

ï BASIC COLOURATION: pale reddish-brown, very large pointy ears ï HABITAT: Open areas or grassy plains near water with medium to tall grass ï DIET: Only certain types of grass, as well as leaves and fruits ï MASS: 700 lb ï GESTATION PERIOD: 8 months ï NUMBER OF YOUNG: One ï LIFE EXPECTANCY: 19 years ï HORNS: Both sexes: Average 25 ins; Largest 39 ins. ï ENEMIES: Leopard, lion, crocodile

SABLE

SABLE

ï BASIC COLOURATION: Black; white belly. White facial markings ï HABITAT: Grassy woodland ï DIET: Grasses. Always close to water, avoids areas with short grass ï MASS: 500 lb ï SHOULDER HEIGHT: 51 ins ï GESTATION PERIOD: Eight months ï NUMBER OF YOUNG: One ï LIFE EXPECTANCY: 17 years ï HORNS: Both sexes: Average 30 ins - Largest 55 ins ï ENEMIES: Leopard, lion, crocodile

SPRINGBUCK

SPRINGBUCK

ï BASIC COLOURATION: very light brown with darker brown stripes along flanks with a white belly ï HABITAT: Open, dry shrubby veld, grass plains or dry riverbeds. ï DIET: Leaves but mostly grass ï MASS: 120 lb ï GESTATION PERIOD: Six months ï NUMBER OF YOUNG: One ï LIFE EXPECTANCY: 10 years ï HORNS: Both sexes: Average 13 ins - Largest 19 ins ï ENEMIES: Leopard, lion, cheetah, brown hyena

STEENBUCK

STEENBUCK

ï BASIC COLOURATION: light brown to darker brick-brown ï HABITAT: Open grassveld (not short grass).avoids mountainous terrain. ï DIET: Grasses; leaves but also roots and bulbs.very seldom drink water ï MASS: 31 lb ï SHOULDER HEIGHT: 22 ins ï GESTATION PERIOD: Six months ï NUMBER OF YOUNG: One, occasionally two ï LIFE EXPECTANCY: 6 years ï HORNS: Males only: Average 3 ins - Largest 6 ins ï ENEMIES: Leopard, cheetah, lion, jackal

WARTHOG

WARTHOG

ï BASIC COLOURATION: Grey with distinctive warts on the sides of the face ï HABITAT: open areas around pans and waterholes. ï DIET: Grasses; roots; fruit ï MASS: 176 lb ï SHOULDER HEIGHT: 28 ins ï GESTATION PERIOD: 5 Ω months ï NUMBER OF YOUNG: one to six ï LIFE EXPECTANCY: 20 years ï TUSKS (both sexes): Average 8 ins Largest 18 ins ï ENEMIES: Leopard, lion, cheetah

WATERBUCK

WATERBUCK

ï BASIC COLOURATION: Dark brown. White ring around rump ï HABITAT: Grassy woodland. Slopes of rocky hills. Reed beds. Near water. ï DIET: Grasses; sometimes leaves and fruits. Drink water regularly ï MASS: 506 lb ï SHOULDER HEIGHT: 47 ins ï GESTATION PERIOD: Eight months ï NUMBER OF YOUNG: One ï LIFE EXPECTANCY: 18 years ï HORNS: Males only - Average 25 ins. Largest 36 ins ï ENEMIES: cheetah, lion

SPOTTED HYENA

SPOTTED HYENA

SCI Show panel

SCI - Vegas

We will be at SCI again in 2018, 31 Jan - 3 Feb Booth 5492.

 

SCI Show 2018

SCI Show panel (2)

Hunting Shows 2018

Scroll down:  Houston Safari Club Jan 24-28 2018, Texas BOOTH 940

George Brown Convention Centre, Level 1 - Hall E

H

u

n

t

i

n

g

 

S

h

o

w

s