
SHOT PLACEMENT ON A BABOON
A MATURE BABOON HAS AN AVERAGE:LENGTH OF: 4.9 FEET FROM HEAD TO TAILWEIGHT OF: UP TO 100 POUNDS
IDENTIFICATION: Generally dark brown to grey in colour, with a patch of rough hair on the nape of its neck. Unlike the northern baboon species males do not have a mane. Ma ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A BUSHBUCK
A MATURE BUSHBUCK RAM HAS AN AVERAGE:SHOULDER HEIGHT: 33 INCHESWEIGHS: 100 POUNDSHORN LENGTH: 15 INCHESSCI MINIMUM SCORE: EASTERN CAPE BUSHBUCK 31 AND LIMPOPO BUSHBUCK 33 INCHES (Length of both horns + circumference of bases)INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: Bushbuck form ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON BLESBUCK
A MATURE BLESBUCK RAM HAS AN AVERAGE:SHOULDER HEIGHT: OF 35 INCHESWEIGHS: 130 POUNDSHORN LENGTH: 15 INCHESSCI MINIMUM SCORE 39INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: One of the fastest breeding plains game species in Southern Africa. Seen by many as the perfect trophy for the first ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON BLESBUCK  see Blesbuck
A MATURE WHITE BLESBUCK RAM HAS AN AVERAGE:
SHOULDER HEIGHT OF 35 INCHES
WEIGHS 130 POUNDS
HORN LENGTH 14 INCHES
SCI MINIMUM SCORE 39(Length of both horns + circumference of bases)
IDENTIFICATION: A mottled white coat covers ... 
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A MATURE BONTEBOK RAM HAS AN AVERAGE:
SHOULDER HEIGHT: OF 35 INCHES
WEIGHT OF: 160 POUNDS
HORN LENGTH: 13 INCHES
SCI MINIMUM SCORE OF 36 (Length of both horns + circumference of bases)
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: Bontebuck were on the brink of extinction in the early 1900’s ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A BUSHPIG
A MATURE BUSHPIG HAS AN AVERAGE:SHOULDER HEIGHT: 23 INCHESWEIGHS: 20 POUNDSTUSK LENGTH: 45 INCHESSCI MINIMUM SCORE 11 INCHES (length and circumference of both tusks)
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: The “Ghost of the Darkness”, this is mainly due to thei ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A CARACAL
A MATURE CARACAL HAS AN AVERAGE:SHOULDER HEIGHT: 16  20 INCHESWEIGHS: 25  45 POUNDS
SCI MINIMUM SCORE 6 INCHES (length and width of skull)
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: Caracal / Lynx can be very aggressive when bayed by hounds while being hunted, often hea ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A COMMON REEDBUCK
A MATURE REEDBUCK HAS AN AVERAGE:SHOULDER HEIGHT: 37 INCHESWEIGHS: 140 POUNDSHORN LENGTH: 12 INCHESSCI MINIMUM SCORE 21 INCHES (Length of both horns + circumference of bases)
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: The Common Reedbuck forms part of the Reedbuck ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT OF A GREY DUIKER
A MATURE GREY DUIKER HAS AN AVERAGE:SHOULDER HEIGHT: 17 INCHESWEIGHS: 300 POUNDSHORN LENGTH: 4.5 INCHESSCI MINIMUM SCORE 11 INCHES (Length of both horns + circumference of bases)
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: The Common or Grey Duiker is seen by many hunters as ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A RED DUIKER
AN MATURE RED DUIKER HAS AN AVERAGE
SHOULDER HEIGHT: OF 17 INCHES
WEIGHTS: 33 POUNDS
HORN LENGTH: 2 ½ INCHES
SCI MINIMUM SCORE 8 INCHES
IDENTIFICATION: The red duiker is smaller than the common duiker with a compact, arched back. Th ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A BLUE DUIKER
A MATURE BLUE DUIKER HAS AN AVERAGESHOULDER HEIGHT: OF 13 INCHESWEIGHT: OF 8 POUNDSHORN LENGTH: 1 1/4 INCHESSCI MINIMUM SCORE 4 INCHES (Length of both horns + circumference of bases)
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: Also known as "Puti" in the Xhosa langu ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON AN ELAND
A MATURE ELAND BULL HAS AN AVERAGE:SHOULDER HEIGHT: 67 INCHESWEIGHS: 1500  2000 POUNDSHORN LENGTH: 33 INCHESSCI MINIMUM SCORE 77 INCHES (Length of both horns + circumference of bases) INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: The largest of the Spiral Horned family in South ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A FALLOW DEER
A MATURE FALLOW DEER STAG HAS AN AVERAGE:
SHOULDER HEIGHT: 37 INCHES
WEIGHS: 150 POUNDS
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: Fallow Deer from Europe where introduced near Cape Town, South Africa, in 1869 by the British. Since then numbers have increased dramat ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A GEMSBUCK
A MATURE GEMSBUCK HAS AN AVERAGE:
SHOULDER HEIGHT: OF 47 INCHES
WEIGHT: OF 500 POUNDS
HORN LENGTH: OF 34 INCHES
MINIMUM SCI SCORE IS 88 (Length of both horns + circumference of bases)
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: Gemsbuck males and female ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A GIRAFFE
A MATURE GIRAFFE BULL HAS AN AVERAGE:
SHOULDER HEIGHT: 710 FEET
WEIGHS: 1700  3000 POUNDS
IDENTIFICATION: Needs no introduction! Color of the hide can change with age. Older animals become dark brown to almost colorless to almost black. The skin ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON AN IMPALA
A MATURE IMPALA RAM HAS AN AVERAGE:
SHOULDER HEIGHT: OF 48 INCHES
WEIGHT: OF 120 POUNDS
HORN LENGTH: OF 22 INCHES
MINIMUM SCI SCORE OF 54 INCHES (Length of both horns + circumference of bases)
IDENTIFICATION: Athleticallybuilt medi ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A JACKAL
A MATURE JACKAL HAS AN AVERAGE:
SHOULDER HEIGHT OF 14 INCHES
WEIGHTS 18 POUNDS
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: These are considered vermin and most farmers appreciate hunters shooting them. The jackal is probably the most detested predator of all ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A KLIPSPRINGER
A MATURE KLIPSRINGER RAM HAS AN AVERAGE:
SHOULDER HEIGHT: OF 22 INCHES
WEIGHTS: 40 POUNDS
HORN LENGTH: 4 INCHES
SCI MINIMUM SCORE OF 11 (Length of both horns + circumference of bases)
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: The Klipspringer forms part ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A KUDU
A MATURE KUDU BULLl HAS AN AVERAGE:
WEIGHT: OF 480 POUNDS
SHOULDER HEIGHT: OF 55 INCHES
HORN LENGTH: OF 52 INCHES SOUTHERN GREATER KUDU 45 – 50 EASTERN CAPE KUDU
SCI MINIMUM SCORE IS 121 (Length of both horns + circumference of bases)
INTERES ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A LECHWE
A MATURE LECHWE MALE HAS AN AVERAGE:
SHOULDER HEIGHT: OF 39 INCHES
WEIGHT: OF 200 POUNDS
HORN LENGTH: OF 26 INCHES
SCI MINIMUM SCORE IS 58 (Length of both horns + circumference of bases)
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: The Lechwe male is usually of trophy q ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A MOUNTAIN REEDBUCK
A MATURE MOUNTAIN REEDBUCK RAM HAS AN AVERAGE:
SHOULDER HEIGHT: OF 29 INCHES
WEIGHTS: 65 POUNDS
HORN LENGTH: 6 INCHES
SCI MINIMUM SCORE OF 11 (lenght of both horns, circumference of both bases)
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A NYALA BULL
A MATURE NYALA HAS AN AVERAGE:
SHOULDER HEIGHT OF 47 INCHES
WEIGHTS 200 POUNDS
HORN LENGTH 26 INCHES
SCI MINIMUM SCORE OF 63(length of and circumference of both horns)
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: The Nyala form part of the Spiral Horned f ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON AN ORIBI
A MATURE ORIBI RAM HAS AN AVERAGE:SHOULDER HEIGHT: OF INCHES: n/a WEIGHTS: 40 POUNDSHORN LENGTH: 23 INCHESSCI MINIMUM SCORE: OF 13 INCHESINTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: A magnificent trophy and a collector’s delight. Solids are recommended to not damage the skin of th ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A OSTRICH
AN OSTRICH HAS AN AVERAGE:
WEIGHTS 200 POUNDS
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: The Ostrich, a large flightless bird is native to Africa and is the largest living species of bird that lays the largest egg of any living bird. A very interesting trophy to hunt, v ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A RED HARTEBEEST
A MATURE RED HARTEBEEST BULL HAS AN AVERAGE:
SHOULDER HEIGHT: OF 48 INCHES
WEIGHS: 350 POUNDS
HORN LENGTH: OF 22 INCHES
SCI MINIMUM SCORE OF 62 INCHES
IDENTIFICATION: Glossy reddishbrown. The tail, blaze on the face and the outside ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A ROAN
A MATURE ROAN BULL HAS AN AVERAGE:
SHOULDER HEIGHT: OF
WEIGHTS: 600 POUNDS
HORN LENGTH: 25 INCHES
SCI MINIMUM SCORE OF 68
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: A jet black mature Sable bull is without a doubt the most impressive trophy in any Af ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A SABLE
A MATURE SABLE BULL HAS AN AVERAGE:
SHOULDER HEIGHT: OF 54 INCHES
WEIGHS: 550 POUNDS
HORN LENGTH: 38 INCHES
SCI MINIMUM SCORE OF 100 (lenght of both horns and circumference of bases)
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: A jet black mature Sab ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A SPRINGBUCK (COMMON)
A MATURE COMMON SPRINGBUCK RAM HAS AN AVERAGE:
SHOULDER HEIGHT OF 30 INCHES
WEIGHTS 58 POUNDS
HORN LENGTH 12 INCHES
SCI MINIMUM SCORE OF 30
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: The Springbuck is the national emblem of the Republic of South A ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A WHITE SPRINGBUCK see Common Springbuck
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)
INTERES ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A BLACK SPRINGBUCK
A MATURE BLACK SPRINGBUCK RAM HAS AN AVERAGE:SHOULDER HEIGHT: OF 29 INCHESWEIGHTS: 50 POUNDSHORN LENGTH: 12 INCHESSCI MINIMUM SCORE OF 30.5 (length of and circumference of bases of both horns)INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: The Black Springbuck forms part of ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A TROPHY STEENBUCK
A MATURE STEENBUCK RAM HAS AN AVERAGE:
SHOULDER HEIGHT OF 22 INCHES
WEUGHT OF 22 POUNDS
HORN LENGTH OF 4 INCHES
SCI MINIMUM SCORE OF 11(Length of both horns + circumference of bases)
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: The Steenbuck fo ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A SUNI RAM
A MATURE SUNI RAM HAS AN AVERAGE:
SHOULDER HEIGHT OF 13 INCHES
WEIGHTS 10 POUNDS
HORN LENGTH 3 INCHES
SCI MINIMUM SCORE OF 9(length and circumference of both horns)
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: When alarmed they make a short sneezing or blowi ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A TSETSSEBE
A MATURE TSESSEBE BULL HAS AN AVERAGE:
WEIGHT OF 308 POUNDS
SHOULDER HEIGHT OF 40 INCHES
HORN LENGTH OF 13 INCHES
SCI MINIMUM SCORE IS 40(Length of both horns + circumference of bases) ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A VAAL RHEBUCK
A MATURE VAAL RHEBUCK MALE HAS AN AVERAGE:
SHOULDER HEIGHT OF 29 INCHES
WEIGHT OF 40 INCHES
HORN LENGTH OF 6 INCHES
SCI MINIMUM SCORE 18(length and circumference of both horns)
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: Vaal Rhebuck are considered by mo ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A WARTHOG
A MATURE WARTHOG BOAR HAS AN AVERAGE:
SHOULDER HEIGHT OF 25 INCHES
WEIGHT OF 180 POUNDS
TUSK LENGTH OF 10 INCHES
MINIMUM SCORE 30(length and circumference of both tusks)
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: Warthogs are great trophies to hunt an ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A WATERBUCK
A MATURE WATERBUCK MALE HAS AN AVERAGE:
SHOULDER HEIGHT OF 52 INCHES
WEIGHS 550 POUNDS
HORN LENGTH OF INCHES 27
SCI MINIMUM SCORE 70(Length of both horns + circumference of bases)
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: The Waterbuck is a much sought af ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A BLACK WILDEBEEST
A MATURE BLUE WILDEBEEST HAS AN AVERAGE:
SHOULDER HEIGHT: OF 47 INCHES
WEIGHT: OF 350 POUNDS
HORN LENGTH: OF 20 INCHES
SCI MINIMUM SCORE IS 72 (Length of both horns + circumference of bases)
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: Also known as ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A BLUE WILDEBEEST
A MATURE BLUE WILDEBEEST BULL HAS AN AVERAGE:
SHOULDER HEIGHT: OF 50 TO 58 INCHES
WEIGHT: OF 300 TO 400 POUNDS
HORN LENGTH: OF 27 INCHES
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: The Blue Wildebeest, the Poor Man’s Buffalo, not only in looks but for shear brute s ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A ZEBRA (Burchell’s or plains)
A ZEBRA HAS AN AVERAGE:
SHOULDER HEIGHT OF 51 INCHES
WEIGHS 550 POUNDS
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: The Burchell's Zebra is one of the most sought after trophies from Africa. Hunting Zebra can prove very difficult in certain ar ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A CAPE BUFFALO
A MATURE CAPE BUFFALO BULL HAS AND AVERAGE:
WEIGHT: OF 1500 POUNDS
SHOULDER HEIGHT: OF 65 INCHES
HORN LENGHT: OF 36  40 INCHES
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: Robert Ruak famously wrote, “When coming face to face with a Buffalo, he will l ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A CROCODILE
A MATURE CROCODILE HAS AN AVERAGE:
NOSE TO TAIL LENGTH: OF12.5 FEET
WEIGHS: 1500 POUNDS
SCI MINIMUM LENGTH 13 FEET (nose to tail measurement)
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: While the Croc appears to be lazy and lethargic as he basks on the river b ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON AN ELEPHANT
A MATURE ELEPHANT BULL HAS AN AVERAGE:
SHOULDER HEIGHT: OF 9 – 10 FEET
WEIGHS: 10 000 – 12 000 POUNDS
SCI MINIMUM SCORE OF 90 POUNDS
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: An Elephant bull with really good ivory is generally considered Africa’s ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A HIPPO
A MATURE HIPPO HAS AN AVERAGE:
SHOULDER HEIGHT: OF 5262 INCHES
WEIGHTS: 3000 5500 POUNDS
SCI MINIMUM SCORE OF 50
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: Hunting a hippo is not as difficult as it can be dangerous. Due to the thickness of the hide and the fat la ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A LION OR LIONESS
A MATURE LION HAS AN AVERAGE:
SHOULDER HEIGHT: OF 48 INCHES
WEIGHTS: 600 (males) 350400 (females) POUNDS
SCI MINIMUM SCORE OF 23 (skull length and width)
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: A lion is a highly esteemed trophy and taking a good ... 
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SHOT PLACEMENT ON A LEOPARD
A MATURE LEOPARD HAS AN AVERAGE:
SHOULDER HEIGHT: OF 28 INCHES
WEIGHT: OF 150180 POUNDS
INTERESTING HUNTING NOTES: Any adult Leopard male is considered a fine trophy. The classic hunting method is by baiting, a very interesting hunt, which requires the ... 
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