Res.; 1 [female] Bontebok
National Park, Swellendam, 34[degrees]04'S 20[degrees]28'E, 2-3.i.1993, Koch (ZMHB); 1 [male] Noetzie near Knysna, 34[degrees]04'S 23[degrees]08'E, 30 m, 17.xii.1995, Cradock; 1 [male] 1 [female] Goukamma Nat.
261 The Bontebok
National Park in South Africa owes its name to the bontebok
(Damaliscus dorcas dorcas), the animal it was set up to protect.
Ohlsson saw himself as a wildlife conservationist, creating an environment in which sheep, exotic deer and rare antelope, including the still-threatened bontebok
, could flourish.
Senator Bob Menendez, Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, today led several Democratic colleagues in calling on the Trump Administration to uphold the ban on the importation of sport-hunted elephant, lion and bontebok
trophies taken from several African countries where it has been determined to have no demonstrated positive conservation impact.
"Obviously iconic and valuable species such as rhinos and elephants are being killed for very specific and lucrative items but there are numerous other animals such as the Bontebok
, Lechwe, Civets as well as birds and lizards that are regularly killed and/ or trafficked by the international criminal syndicates involved in wildlife trafficking.
The region's characteristic animals include the small slender springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis), the endangered bontebok
(Damaliscus dorcas), Burchell's zebra (Equus burchelli), and the mountain zebra (E.
Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) Principal Deputy Director Greg Sheehan, calling on the Trump administration to uphold the ban on the importation of sport-hunted elephant, lion and bontebok
trophies taken from several African countries.
The Minister of Environmental Affairs, Dr Edna Molewa, has published the draft Biodiversity Management Plan (BMP) for the Bontebok
(damaliscus pygargus pygargus) in Government Gazette No.
The management of the bontebok
population in the natural distribution range to ensure the long term survival of this species;
Among the animals in the reserve are bontebok
, duiker, grysbok, steenbok, African wild cat, genet and rooikat or caracal.
The shipping manifest Listed ten white rhinos, two black rhinos, 18 giraffes and an assortment of wildebeests, bonteboks
, gemsboks, otters, servals, wild dogs and bat-eared foxes.
gnou), red hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselaphus), roan antelope (Hippotragus equinus), the bonteboks
(Damaliscus), the handsome common waterbuck (Kobus ellipsiprymnus), reedbucks (Redunca), oribi (Ourebia ourebi), the tiny dik-diks (Madoqua), and the even smaller royal antelope (Neotragus pygmaeus), the smallest living antelope, weighing only 7-9 lb (3-4 kg).