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Hunting the Spotted Hyena in Africa
Posted On
11/27/2018
Spotted hyenas are not scavengers by nature.  The will hunt their prey unless they can drive another predator off its kill.  Hyenas tend to be opportunistic hunters.  The pack will tend to hunt when their prey will be at its most vulnerable, such as during inclement weather, or at night.  When hyenas spot their prey, they target the...
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Spotted Hyena with a bone
Hunting Zebra in Africa
Posted On
09/22/2018
Zebras have no horns and are not trophy hunted in the same way as horned plains game.  The Safari Club International has no listings for zebra in their trophy book.  Because their hide is so spectacular, their trophy value is judged by its quality, size, and...
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Zebra at sunriise
Hunting Trophy Giraffe in Africa
Posted On
07/11/2018
Hunting giraffe in South Africa starts with locating its spoor.  It can be very difficult to place a proper shot after the animal is located. The hide is between 1.5 to 2 inches thick, and is time consuming to skin.  To give a relative idea of the size of a giraffe hide, consider that just the back skin alone is larger than the entire hide of a dairy cow. Giraffe have no trophy value except...
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Beautiful Dark Bull Giraffe