Distribution: Angolan Roan – Most of Angola, southern D.R.C., northern Namibia, Western Zambia and extreme northern Botswana.
Southern Roan – Northern South Africa, Zimbabwe, western Mozambique, Malawi, north-eastern Botswana and central to eastern Zambia.
Size: SH: 1.5m. W: 260kg.
Description: Very large antelope, rich fawn – reddish- fawn coat. Backwards curved horns (shorter than the sable). Black tufts on ear.
Angolan Roan – This Roan has a more reddish appearance. The forehead is of the same colouration and not as much white.
Southern Roan – This Roan has a more grey appearance than the others, and more dark brown on the back. Also a bit more white in the face.
Sex Determination: Both sexes carry horns, males’ horns are longer and heavier than females. Males are bigger and heavier than females.
Trophy Assessment: Mature bulls with horn length around 25”+ 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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