Bontebok young

September through to November is the birthing season for Bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus dorcas); this antelope species is endemic to the fynbos region and is found here in the south western Cape.   It’s elegant colours blend well with the surrounding vegetation.   Within a couple of hours of birth the young are fit to go.

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21 thoughts on “Bontebok young

    1. Lovely to see you here Sid; hope all’s well on your side. Glad to have posted these scenes; they’re a species which was almost hunted to extinction in the 1800’s. Fortunately through conservation efforts their numbers are healthy today.

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