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 Post subject: Gemsbok
PostPosted: Tue May 15, 2018 6:43 am 
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No, not my photo. Found it online. Wow...


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 Post subject: Re: Gemsbok
PostPosted: Tue May 15, 2018 4:30 pm 

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Great photography, without a doubt. Captivating.

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 Post subject: Re: Gemsbok
PostPosted: Thu May 17, 2018 11:05 am 

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Great photo and they are a beautiful animal!

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 Post subject: Re: Gemsbok
PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 7:10 am 
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Ya, if I ever get to Africa, they're at the top of my rather short list.

I'd love to hunt them, frankly with either a rifle or a camera. Or both.

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 Post subject: Re: Gemsbok
PostPosted: Fri May 18, 2018 10:46 pm 

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One of my favorites as well!!


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 Post subject: Re: Gemsbok
PostPosted: Sat May 19, 2018 7:51 am 

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The scimitar-horned antelope is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful animals of the African plain.

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 Post subject: Re: Gemsbok
PostPosted: Sat May 19, 2018 10:29 am 

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I would love to see them again. Here's mine from 6 years ago this month. Taken with a 7x57 and a 160 grain Accubond. I know it doesn't show it well but it's one of my favorite photos.


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 Post subject: Re: Gemsbok
PostPosted: Sat May 19, 2018 10:40 am 

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Somehow seems appropriate you used a "stalking rifle"


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 Post subject: Re: Gemsbok
PostPosted: Sat May 19, 2018 11:50 am 
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A majestic animal captured by a truly amazing photo.


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 Post subject: Re: Gemsbok
PostPosted: Sat May 19, 2018 6:48 pm 

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muleman wrote:
One of my favorites as well!!

Great photo, certainly on my bucket list.


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 Post subject: Re: Gemsbok
PostPosted: Sat May 19, 2018 8:24 pm 
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Just a wee bit envious of those hunters here who have stalked and taken the gemsbok...

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