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Bontebok_NP_Bontebok This photo was taken in September 2016 in the Bontebok national park. Bontebok,Bontebok NP,Damaliscus pygargus,Geotagged,South Africa,South Africa-2016,Winter Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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This photo was taken in September 2016 in the Bontebok national park.

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  1. Beautiful animals - I would love to see some and hope to when we travel there next spring. Posted 2 months ago
    1. They are indeed and quite photogenic as well. Posted one month ago

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The bontebok is an antelope found in South Africa and Lesotho. The bontebok has two subspecies; the endangered bontebok , occurring naturally in the Fynbos and Renosterveld areas of the Western Cape, and the blesbok occurring in the highveld.

The bontebok is a tall, medium-sized antelope. They typically stand 80 to 100 cm high at the shoulder and measure 120 to 210 cm along the head and body. The tail can range from 30 to 60 cm . Body mass can vary from 50 to 155 kg.. more

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
Species identified by stephen whittaker
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Uploaded Sep 8, 2017. Captured Sep 21, 2016 14:59 in Unnamed Road, Swellendam, 6740, South Africa.
  • NIKON D7200
  • f/9.0
  • 10/2000s
  • ISO125
  • 370mm