Gemsbok (1)

Oryx gazella
Shoulder - slight turn to left
Highveld Taxidermists - South Africa

Lovely shouldermount of this female Gemsbok with a slight head turn to the right.  Horn length approximately 36 inches.

The Gemsbok, Gemsbuck or South African Oryx is a large antelope in the genus Oryx. It is native to the arid regions of Southern Africa, such as the Kalahari Desert. Some authorities formerly included the East African Oryx as a subspecies.