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The Blesbok (Damaliscus pygargus phillipsi)

  • September 17, 2020
The Blesbok (Damaliscus pygargus phillipsi)

https://youtu.be/WTuWKdvITc0 The Blesbok is a species of antelope which is endemic to Southern Africa.  Description:The Blesbok is a subspecies of the Bontebok. This species has two subspecies, the Blesbok and the Bontebok. They both have very similar white Blaze markings on their faces but the Bontebok’s white blaze above the eyes does not meet the white on its face and is broken by a brown band between its eyes, and a white belly and rump. The Blesbok has a reddish-brown coat back but lacks the purple gloss seen with Bontebok. The Bontebok also has a lighter brown coat on its shoulders...

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