Oryx/Gemsbuck

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(Oryx gazella)

Known as the “Desert warrior”.  These beautiful animals are grazers , and can survive without surface drinking water for many months.  They are known to be able to hit a stone if thrown towards them with their horns.  I

Both sexes carry horns with the females having thinner and longer horns than the bulls.  They are extremely alert animals with good eyesight and smell.  Provide fine eating with excellent meat. 

The Hunt:

Wide open spaces that sets the stage for walk and stalk with a minimum caliber of .270

Acknowledgement

Information regarding the placement of shots and animal spoor were obtained from "The Perfect Shot" by Kevin Robertson.

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