• lt: Damaliscus pygargus phillipsi
  • dt: Blessbock
Blesbok

Shoulder height

  • 85-100 cm

Weight

  • 55-80 kg

Snout-vent lenght

  • 140-160 cm

Nourishment

  • grass, herbs

Mating season

  • April - June

Number of cubs

  • 1

Worth knowing

The Blesbok was nearly hunted to extinction because of its large  numbers, but being protected since the late 19th-century its numbers  have increased and today is sufficiently numerous so as not to be  considered pressured or endangered.