When that impressive sitatunga
stepped out in the clearing, I had placed the fore-end of the H-S on the edge of our machan for a rest.
The region is great for buffalo, pretty good for cats and spectacular for sable, and it has a lot of sitatunga
along the papyrus-lined rivers.
baby Nova is the latest addition to The Birmingham Nature Centre.
Exploitation of aquatic resources is abundantly displayed in the concentrated shell matrix and high quantities offish bones, as well as wild mammals such as hippo and sitatunga
, and different reptiles (Table 7).
Other mammals of conservation concern present in the SNP were: forest elephant (Loxodonta africana cyclotis), leopard (Panthera pardus), giant pangolin (Smutsia gigantean), African forest buffalo (Syncerus caller nanus), bongo (Tragelaphus euryceros), sitatunga
(Tragelaphus spekei), blue duiker (Cephalophus monticola), bay duiker (Cephalophus dorsalis), and water chevrotain (Hyemoschus aquaticus).
and bongo are both elusive, sparsely distributed animals.
Lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena and hunting dogs and many antelope, including the rare and shy, wateradapted sitatunga
, all have their home here as do a staggering variety of birds.
Part of the answer is you can hunt big-game animals, some of which have never been taken by a modern archer--like forest sitatunga
, bongo, giant forest hog, red river hog.
In the great Okavango Delta and adjacent reserves, we saw wild dogs, impala, lechwe, gnu, kudo, jackals, baboons, elephants, crocodiles, hippopotami, kons, giraffes, the elusive sitatunga
, aardvarks, wildebeest, warthogs, fish eagles, sec retary birds, multicolored rollers, honeyguides, and a gokath heron.