Liveweight 25 pounds. Only Rams have horns.

Both sexes live alone in open plains, in their own territories and male only is with the female to mate, which is a short time once a year in the fall/ autumn.

Graze in open in early morning, night and evening.

They have excellent eyes and hearing so do not need to live in a herd for safety.

Steenbok are the only antelope that cover their dung like a domestic cat, using their hooves, which makes their territories safer as their is thus little scent for predators to follow.

shots 100-200 yds

Eat leaves mostly ( browser ) and some grass.

Does not need to drink water - it gets enough from its higly efficient kidneys from the food it eats.




steenbok, hunting south africa

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