Hunting a Trophy White Springbuck

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A MATURE WHITE SPRINGBUCK RAM HAS AN AVERAGE:

SHOULDER HEIGHT OF 28 INCHES 

WEIGHT OF 50 POUNDS

HORN LENGTH OF 11 INCHES

SCI MINIMUM SCORE OF 28(Length of both horns + circumference of bases)

INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: The White Springbuck forms part of the four Springbuck color variations. The White Springbuck usually has the smallest horns and body of the four variations. The trophy quality lies within the width of the bases, the overall length and the hooks/curls on the tips. A great trophy to hunt while on safari and a must for any collector interested in collecting all four Springbuck color variations.

IDENTIFICATION: A medium sized gazelle. The White Springbuck is not a subspecies, but a color phase of the South African Springbuck. White Springbuck were developed by selective breeding; the color of the skin is all white except for the dark facial stripes and eyelashes. The skin fold on the back is usually closed but when the animal becomes excited it thrusts it open, fanning a length of stiff white hair. Both sexes have horns. 

White Springbuck are hunted in the Free State, Eastern Cape and Kalahari of South Africa

When hunting a White Springbuck, they will be found in the open dry grasslands and Savannah. White Springbuck avoid mountains, woodland and tall grass areas.

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