Hunting Steenbok in South Africa

  1. Hunting Species

Steenbok

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.

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