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As international leaders in superior taxidermy, our team have produced over 150 000 exquisite trophies at the Life-Form studios. With an in-depth understanding of African game and their habitat, our expert craftsmen work with painstaking attention to detail, ensuring that your trophy will be recognised among the finest in the world. 

SABLE

The Sable (Martes zibellina) is one of the largest of all the antelope species. Females are a chestnut brown to a dark brown in colour while the males are all black.Both sexes have bushy manes, white underbellies and white chins. They are protective and although they are hunted by lions, they will confront the animal and harm it. Many large cats have died while battling a Sable antelope. They are a popular zoo animal.

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Sable Fullmount – FF 049

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Facts

• Large Sable can weigh 270 kilograms.
• The lifespans of these animals is up to 18 years.
• They are a highly prized hunting trophy.
• Humans are their biggest threat

Taxidermy

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 30 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.

Habitat

The Sable antelope resides in savannah grasslands and woodlands during the dry season. They feed upon grasses as they are grazers but have been known to chew on various animal bones to collect minerals. They need salt in their diet and can be seen enjoying natural salt licks. Grasses are 90 percent of their diet but occasionally fed on herbs and shrubs too. They tend to avoid open lands, if possible.