Oryx, Gemsbuck- Same animal?

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  1. ruppell

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    The other day another P.H. told me that a client of his was furious at him, because he let him shoot a gemsbuck instead of an oryx!
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    I've always heard that Gemsbok are bigger than Oryx.......








    HA!!! :laughing::joke:
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    Was he sure it was a Gemsbuck..... maybe it was a Gemsbok!
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    I'm guessing this guy's beer was too cold and his steak too large.
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    Can you import these now? scimitar ornx are a CITES spieces now arent they?
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    No, you can't import scimitar oryx. But you can import gemsbuck, gemsbok and oryx.

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