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Springbuck/Springbok, Copper

Scientific Name: Antidorcas marsupialis

Subspecies: The copper springbok is one of the colour phases of springbok, that have been bred on some South African game farms from naturally occurring animals. The first copper springboks was found in Orange Free State.

Distribution: South Africa

Habitat: Dry grasslands, bushlands and scrublands of southern Africa.

Description: A slender antelope species, up to 84cm high at the shoulder and weighing  between 27 - 42 kg. Similar to a common springbok, but a copper or caramel colour replaces the white found on the belly of the common springbok and below the side stripes.

Hunting method: Stalking

Hunting available in: South Africa

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