Distribution: From north-eastern South Africa to western Zimbabwe, northern and north-western Botswana, north-eastern Namibia, western Angola and southern D.R.C.
Size: SH:1.2m. W: 145kg.
Description: There are only two recognize subspecies: Common Tsessebe and Bangweulu Tsessebe.
Medium/large antelope. Reddish-copper coat with black-grey markings on shoulders, rump and upper parts of the legs and face. Side sweeping horns. Sloping body to the back.
Sex Determination: Both sexes carry horns. Male’s horns are a lot thicker than the females and darker colouring on the coat. Also, a bit heavier.
Trophy Assessment: From 14”+.
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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