Blesbok - Common

Damaliscus pygargus phillipsi
Shoulder - slight turn to the left
Highveld Taxidermists - South Africa

Lovely shoulder mount with slight head turn to the left. Good sized horns on this mount - about 15.5 inches in length.

The Blesbok or Blesbuck is an antelope endemic to South Africa. It has a distinctive white face and forehead which inspired the name, because bles is the Afrikaans word for a blaze such as one might see on the forehead of a horse.