Blue Wildebeest

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  1. Dox

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    Hi Guys

    I'm back after a very long time. I ventured to Limpopo to hunt in the begining of April but unfortunately I did'nt shoot much due to the heavy rainfall. However , my brother did harvest this magnificant blue wildebeest bull. He kindly asked to post it here to see what you guys have to say about it.

    Cheers
    Dox
     
  2. James.Grage

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    Picture would be nice??
     
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    Sorry to hear about the rain wash out on the trip.
    It is sure tough to get around when you are thinking of building a big boat.

    Do post the picture of this monster when you get a chance.
     
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    Its taking me a little long for the picture to upload for some reason but I should get it on some time soon>
     
  5. Dox

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    Here it is. I would like you guyz to estimate the horn length.
     

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    Pretty hard to say from the angle provided. Doesnt really look like a "monsta" though. Again tough with the angle. Sorry the hunt didnt go as planned, they dont always.
     
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    Judging from the left horn he is an older animal and really liked to rub that left one down.

    As Scott says, it is hard to tell just how big he is from this photo angle.
     
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    Hard to tell the size, however, a very nice trophy !
     
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    +1
    Well done
     
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    Let me put you out of your misery. It is 28 1/4 just short of rowland ward.
     
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    When you get the skull on a table to measure it properly, stretch that tape a bit.

    Very nice trophy
     
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    regardless what it scored, it is a beautiful animal.
     

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