Distribution: North-eastern South Africa, central Mozambique, Zimbabwe, north and eastern Botswana, south-eastern Zambia and central and southern Malawi.
Size: SH: 1.2m. W: 240kg
Description: The following subspecies are recognized: Southern Common Waterbuck, Nyasa Common Waterbuck, Lipuwa Common Waterbuck, Tanganyikan Common Waterbuck, Swahili Common Waterbuck, Eastern Common Waterbuck and Pallid Common Waterbuck
Big antelope with brown-greyish shaggy coat. Forward curved horns. White ring on the rump.
Sex determination: Only males carry horns. Males are a lot heavier and bigger than females.
Trophy Assessment: Big mature bull’s horns will have whitish colour and the rings will be well developed. Anything from around 27” is a good trophy.
Shot Placement: Broadside – in the middle of the body straight-up with the front legs.
Frontal – Centre line in the chest
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