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Bontebok

The bontebok is an antelope found in South Africa and Lesotho. The bontebok has twosubspecies; the endangered bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygarus), occurring naturally in the Fynbos and Renosterveld areas of the Western Cape, and the blesbok (Damaliscus pygargus phillipsi) occurring... 

Springbok

The springbok (Afrikaans and Dutch: spring = jump; bok = antelope or goat) (Antidorcas marsupialis) is a medium-sized brown and white antelope of southwestern Africa. The specific epithet marsupialis (Latin: marsupium, “pocket”) derives from a pocket-like skin flap which... 

Gemsbok / Gemsbuck

Gemsbok The gemsbok or gemsbuck is a large antelope in the Oryx genus. It is native to the arid regions of Southern Africa, such as the Kalahari Desert. Some authorities formerly included the East African oryx as a subspecies Name The name “gemsbok” in English is derived...