Hunting Gemsbuck/Oryx in South Africa
Species : Gemsbuck ( Oryx)
Scientific Name : Oryx gazella
Average Mass : 240kg
Average Shoulder Height : 120cm
A desert animal, that is not dependant on surface water. This animal is frequently shot at long range. Gemsbuck have exceptional eyesight and their herding tendancies make for a very difficult stalk.
Gemsbuck generally feed into the wind but when truly startled can run for hours on end. The females also have horns, and they tend to be longer than the males, but the males have thicker bases.
Recommended calibre is .300 Magnums