BLESBUCK FULLMOUNT – DD225
The Blesbuck / Bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus phillipsi) is an antelope endemic to South Africa. Bles is the Afrikaans word for Blaze such as one would see on the forehead of a horse. The Blesbuck / Bontebok also has this characteristic. The Blesbuck / Bontebok is found in large herds in some National Parks around South Africa. Physically, Males and Females are very much alike; both have light brown coats with white markings on their foreheads. Both sexes have horns although female horns are slightly more slender.
BLESBUCK FULLMOUNT – DD225
ANTELOPE PEDESTAL COMBINATION (CUSTOM) – GG246, BLESBUCK CARVED SKULL – HH130, BLESBUCK COMBINATION PEDESTALMOUNT – GG301, BLESBUCK EURO SKULL SHIELDMOUNT – GG222, BLESBUCK FLATSKIN TAN – GG281, BLESBUCK FLATSKIN TAN – GG282, BLESBUCK FULL SKULL BLEACH & CLEAN – FF442, BLESBUCK FULL SKULL BLEACH & CLEAN – GG101, BLESBUCK FULL SKULL SHIELDMOUNT – GG223, BLESBUCK FULLMOUNT – DD225, BLESBUCK MOSAIC EURO SKULL – GG244, BLESBUCK SHOULDER MOUNT EXTENDED LEG – FF402, BLESBUCK SHOULDERMOUNT SLIGHT LEFT – DD037, BLESBUCK SHOULDERMOUNT SLIGHT RIGHT – DD006, BLESBUCK SHOULDERMOUNT SNEAK – GG302, BLESBUCK SKULL ART – HH177, BLESBUCK WALL PEDESTAL (CUSTOM) – GG245, BLESBUCK WALL PEDESTALMOUNT 110" RIGHT -DD263, BLESBUCK WHITE FULLMOUNT – DD110, WATERBUCK,IMPALA & BLESBUCK, COMBINATION PEDESTALMOUNT – DD320
• Their predators include Lions, Cheetahs, Leopards, Eagles and Pythons.
• They are seasonal breeders with a gestation period of 8 months.
• They are shy animals but very alert; they rely on speed to outrun their predators
• Females give birth to a single calf
Thorough preparation is the key factor to ensuring a high-quality final product. All hides are tanned and oiled using the world’s very best available chemicals and processes to ensure permanence and longevity.Forms are selected to ensure the best fit and posture will be altered to suit you, the client’s preference without additional cost. Natural habitat bases are custom-made for full mount trophies without additional cost.Only the finest materials and 40 years of professional experience are used in defining your trophies in a whole new way. The final trophies are almost Life-Formed. When the restoration is required, every effort is made to repair cuts and abrasions, and to minimise bullet damage. Natural scarring is kept unless otherwise requested.
Blesbuck / Bontebok can be seen in open veld in various parks in South Africa. They are grazers, feeding mostly on grass but also the leaves of nearby trees. They prefer to be near watering holes and occupy relatively small territories.