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  • Origin: Africa

  • Horn Size: 30-38 inches

  • Weight: 130-280 pounds

  • Estimated World Population: 2,000

  • Season: Year Round

Addax have been listed as critically endangered, however they are thriving on Texas ranches.They have broad, flat hooves with flat soles which keep them from sinking into the desert sand. The coats are dark gray or brown in the winter, and they turn sandy white in the summer. They dig deep depressions in the sand where they rest in warm weather.  They also prefer to find shade under large boulders that provide protection from the sun and wind of the hot desert.


  • Origin: India

  • Horn Size: 18-28 inches

  • Weight: 70-100 pounds

  • Estimated World Population: 100,000+

  • Season: Year Round

Blackbuck antelope have a black coat with white under parts, and a white eye ring. The males are born light brown and then grow blacker on their backs as they grow older and during the winter. Males stand about 32 inches tall at the shoulders.  Blackbuck antelope are also extremely territorial and will often fight to the death.  They are some of the fastest animals on earth and can outrun almost any other animal over long distances reaching speeds up to 50 miles per hour when necessary.

Black Wildebeest

  • Origin: Africa

  • Horn Size: Up to 31 inches

  • Weight: 240-400 pounds

  • Estimated World Population: 18,000

  • Season: Year Round

Black Wildebeest, also known as white tailed gnu, have a dark brown to black coat, characterized by their long, white, horse-like tail. They have long, dark colored hair between their forelegs and underbelly. They have bushy, dark tipped manes that stand straight up on the back of the neck.  They also have black, bristly hair on the muzzle and under the jaw. Wildebeest are extremely fast runners reaching speeds up to 50 miles per hour.  These grazers communicate with each other with a variety of vocal and visual signals.


  • Origin: South Africa

  • Horn Size: 15-20 inches

  • Weight: 120-175 pounds

  • Estimated World Population: 240,000

  • Season: Year Round

  • Blesboks are brown with a very distinct white blaze on the face. They have a lighter colored saddle on the back, and the rump an even lighter shade.  Although extremely territorial, Blesbok can run over 40 miles per hour when threatened.

Blue Wildebeest

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  • Origin: Africa

  • Horn Size: 21-33 inches

  • Weight: 570-640 pounds

  • Estimated World Population: 1,500,000

  • Season: Year Round

  • The blue wildebeest, also known as the brindled gnu, is a large antelope and one of the two species of wildebeests.  Adults are bluish gray, light gray, or grayish brown, with long thick mains. They have slender legs, with very muscular heavy shoulders and large bovine like horns that extend outward, then up and inward.  Males have a Boss on top of the head connecting the horns which can span over 36 inches.  The Blue Wildebeest  is commonly referred to as the “poor man’s buffalo.”

Dama Gazelle

  • Origin: Africa

  • Horn Size: 12-15 inches

  • Weight: 77-165 pounds

  • Estimated World Population: 500

  • Season: Year Round

  • The largest of all gazelle species, the Dama has a small white patch on the throat, and a white face, with red cheek patches and thin black stripes running from the eyes to the corners of the mouth. All Dama gazelles have thin legs and a long, slender neck, as well as long, S-shaped horns, which are larger and thicker in males.


  • Origin: Africa

  • Horn Size: 26-43 inches

  • Weight: 1,100-2,000 pounds

  • Estimated World Population: 136,000

  • Season: Year Round

  • The Common Eland is the second largest antelope in existence. Its coat is tan, fawn or tawny colored, and turns slightly bluish-grey on the neck and shoulders with age. Its smooth horns  rise with a slight twist at the bases, back from the head to sharp points.  The massive adult males have a large fold of loose skin that hangs below the throat (the dewlap), and a patch of long, coarse, dark hair on the forehead (the mop). The dewlap and mop become respectively larger and bushier with age.  Eland make a loud clicking sound when they walk. This unusual and distinctive feature is thought to be the result of the two halves of the hoof knocking together when the foot is raised after being splayed apart under the weight of the animal.  Weighing in at up to one ton, these massive antelope are still able to vertically jump over 9 feet.


  • Origin: Africa

  • Weight: 400-650 pounds

  • Horn Size: 34-38 inches

  • Estimated World Population: 370,000+

  • Season: Year Round

  • The Gemsbok is a large, strikingly handsome animal with distinct black and white markings and long spear like horns. It’s thick horse-like neck and shoulders have a short black mane that extends from the head to the shoulders. It’s compact, muscular body is a pale grayish-fawn color. Black facial stripes connect with a black band encircling the muzzle.  The ears end in a black tip, and there is a narrow black stripe down the spine, a black patch on top of the rump, and a black tail. All four legs are black on their top half, with white below the knees and black patches on the shins. Their horns are long and extend straight back from the head. The tips are pointed and sharp which enables them to fight off lions.  The horns are ringed but  smooth at the tips. 

Grant's Gazelle

  • Origin: Africa

  • Weight: 100-181 pounds

  • Horn Size: 20-32 inches

  • Estimated World Population: 160,000+

  • Season: Year Round

  • The Grant’s gazelle is a species of gazelle distributed from northern Tanzania to South Sudan and Ethiopia, and from the Kenyan coast to Lake Victoria. Its Swahili name is swala granti. It was named for a 19th-century Scottish explorer, Lt Col Grant.


  • Origin: Africa

  • Horn Size: 18-36 inches

  • Weight: 90-140 pounds

  • Estimated World Population: 1,500,000

  • Season: Year Round

  • Impala, Africa’s most common antelope, is medium in size reaching 28–36 inches at the shoulder. It has a beautiful glossy reddish-brown coat and slender, lyre-shaped horns. Impala can run over 37 miles per hour, and can jump as high as 10 feet and an impressive 33 feet in distance.


  • Origin: Asia

  • Horn Size: 8-11 inches

  • Weight: 400-700 pounds

  • Estimated World Population: 140,000

  • Season: Year Round

  • The Nilgai, also referred to as Blue Bull, is a large antelope that more closely resembles a horse than a bull in body structure. Standing 4-5 feet tall at the shoulder, the Nilgai’s shoulders sit higher than its hindquarters giving a long, sloping appearance. Males are born brown but turn blue-gray or charcoal as they mature.  They have a narrow white rump patch and throat bib, as well as 2 patches above each ankle and 2 small spots on the cheek and jawline. Males have sharp horns that grow up and curve slightly forward.  Bulls have a unique “beard” of hair that hangs from their neck resembling that found on a male turkey. Nilgai have a keen sense of smell, exceptional hearing, and outstanding vision, making these animals a very challenging hunt.


  • Origin: Southern Africa

  • Horn Size: 24-33 inches

  • Weight: 120-310 pounds

  • Estimated World Population: 32,000

  • Season: Year Round

  • The Nyala is an elegant and rather attractively marked antelope, with a grayish to chestnut-brown coat, a white chevron between the eyes, two white spots on the cheeks, two white patches on the throat and chest, white spots on the flanks and rump, and up to nine poorly defined white stripes on the sides The under parts are slightly paler, and the dark legs bear white patches on the insides, while the tail is rather bushy, with a white underside. The pattern of markings may be unique to the individual. The coat of the Nyala is smooth and glossy during the summer, becoming shaggier during winter months.

Scimitar Horned Oryx

  • Origin: Northern Africa

  • Horn Size: 35-50 inches

  • Weight: 300-450 pounds

  • Estimated World Population: 6,000+

  • Season: Year Round

  • Scimitar Horned Oryx inhabit semi-desert and deserts and can live in extreme heat. The Scimitar was once widespread across Northern Africa. However it was nearly hunted to extinction for its delicious meat and magnificent horns. Today, Scimitar are thriving on Texas ranches. The horns curve backwards over the Scimitar’s back with a white and reddish brown chest and black markings on the forehead and down the nose. The white coat helps reflect the suns rays, and the black marks protect against sunburn.  A broken horned oryx is believed to be the original unicorn.

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