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Gemsbok

Oryx gazella

Description:

The Gemsbok or South Arfican oryx is a large, strongly built and massive antelope of arid regions. At shoulder, it stands at about 1,2 m of height. Mainly earth-brown with black upper legs, tail and belly, and white lower legs. The face is distinctively black and white decorated; and it sports spectacular, long (about 80 cm in length) and rather straight horns.

Habitat:

Seen in arid, rocky and wooded regions in north-western Namibian province Kunene,


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1 Comment

Neil Ross
Neil Ross a month ago

Wonderful spotting of this beautiful animal, Zlatan. I'll get to Namibia one day.

Zlatan Celebic
Spotted by
Zlatan Celebic

Kunene Region, Namibia

Lat: -20.35, Long: 14.97

Spotted on Feb 20, 2020
Submitted on Feb 22, 2020

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