Bontebok at the Oregon Zoo
(Damaliscus pygargus)
in Washington Park
Portland, Oregon

The bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus) is an antelope found in South Africa, Lesotho and Namibia. The bontebok has two subspecies; the bontebok (Damaliscus pygargus pygargus), occurring naturally in the Fynbos and Renosterveld areas of the Western Cape, and the blesbok (Damaliscus pygargus phillipsi) occurring in the highveld. The bontebok is related to the common tsessebe. [from wikipedia]
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The Sign
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(Date Photographed: 14:01:05 Friday 10 November 2017)
(Date Published: Tuesday 9 January 2018)
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The sign described the "Bontebok", its "Habitat," "Diet," "Status," and "Notes."


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A Playful Duel
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(Damaliscus pygargus)
at Oregon Zoo external link
in Washington Park external link
Portland, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 14:02:12 Friday 10 November 2017)
(Date Published: Tuesday 9 January 2018)
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The bontebok knelt on his front knees and butted heads playfully with a speke's gazelle internal link.


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Horns Clashed
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Bontebok external link
(Damaliscus pygargus)
at Oregon Zoo external link
in Washington Park external link
Portland, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 14:02:13 Friday 10 November 2017)
(Date Published: Tuesday 9 January 2018)
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The bontebok knelt on his front knees and clashed horns playfully with a speke's gazelle internal link.


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Bontebok Grazed
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Bontebok external link
(Damaliscus pygargus)
at Oregon Zoo external link
in Washington Park external link
Portland, Oregon external link
(Date Photographed: 14:30:56 Friday 10 November 2017)
(Date Published: Tuesday 9 January 2018)
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A bontebok grazed on grass near a pond inside its enclosure.


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