Springbok, blue wildebeest
, gemsbok, and more roamed freely between the thorn bushes.
Following the setting sun back toward Mbizi camp in the Nuanetsi region of Zim's Lowveld, Chifuti Safaris' Professional Hunter (PH) Rex Hoets spotted a lone blue wildebeest
flanking our left and confirmed the spread of his fine horns through his binos.
The picture, called Blue Wildebeest
, was painted by Hilda Bernstein, a key figure in South Africa's anti-apartheid movement.
We would be hunting eland, kudu, zebra, blue wildebeest
, warthog, impala, gemsbok, etc.
The elk-sized blue wildebeest
is considered by many the toughest "plains game" animal in Africa, with many hunters considering the .
On a day when it was Amy's turn to hunt, we stalked a monstrous blue wildebeest
The animals that can be hunted include the Hippopotamus, Crocodile, Sable, Lechwe, Eland, Elephant, Kudu, Impala, Warthog, Oryx, Klipspringer, Leopard, Roan Antelope, Spotted Hyena, Blue Wildebeest
, Duiker, Steenbok, Buffalo, Giraffe and the Hartmann Zebra.
According to the report on hunting concessions in The Namibian: The species to be hunted include elephant, leopard, roan, spotted hyaena, blue wildebeest
, duiker, steenbok, buffalo, hippopotamus, crocodile, sable, lechwe, eland, giraffe, Hartman zebra, kudu, impala, eland, warthog, oryx, and klipspringer.
Includes five species: gemsbok, blue wildebeest
, common springbok, blesbok and warthog.
By the end of the following year, wildlife numbers were rising--from zero in 1994, there were 200 blue wildebeest
, 180 buffalo and 1,250 bushbuck, along with 200 more elephants.
Although she may be a great shot, and as a Kimber owner myself I agree on the gun's ability, but 1 do question the honesty of her killing a 57" Kudu, blue Wildebeest
, Zebra, Springbok and Ostrich with a single shot.
We drive on, seeing blue wildebeest
, water buck, kudu with their twisted horns and a herd of graceful impala, their faces turned towards us with expressions of watchful curiosity.