Top African animal to shoot

Discussion in 'Hunting Africa' started by Ayaan Jakhura, Apr 28, 2018.

  1. Ayaan Jakhura

    Ayaan Jakhura AH Member

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    If you could shoot any animal anywhere in africa what would it be? And why?
     

  2. Odinsraven

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    I cull regularly in the Eastern Cape South Africa ...Warthog Warthog Warthog.
     

  3. CAustin

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    The Tusker just says Africa! To hear them up close moving through the bush earlier in the morning takes you back in time. Have a couple of elephant cows chase your group away and you will feel true excitement. Hunt this animal once and you will dream of doing so again the rest of your life.

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  4. Odinsraven

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    Merely an oversized warthog with inferior ivory ....it discolours with age
     
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  5. Red Leg

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    I love hunting buffalo. Whether stalking a dagga boy in the Caprivi or probing huge herds in the Zambezi Delta, there is something special about the big truculent beasts. BUT, if I could hunt any animal, it would have to be a Lord Derby Eland - a mature Lord Derby has to be one of the top five animals world-wide
     
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  6. Fred Gunner

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    Free Range Wild Male Lion…The Apex Predator on Planet Earth.
     
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    For that question i will have to choose from:
    Kudu, Sable, Roan, Bongo, wildebeest, buffalo. Each of them equally majestic in their own right.

    Tough question!
     

  9. bilmcc

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    I would have to go for the lesser kudu. Only its rarity puts it ahead of the bushbuck. It's a difficult creature to get a shot at. Or mbogo, for increasing the pulse, or maybe lion for the same reason.
     

  10. BRICKBURN

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    a real close second.
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    I just like Spiral horns.
     

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    Yea maybe......but the Ivory says Africa!
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  12. Ridgewalker

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    Well, tough question, but...this year croc, sable, Black Wildebeest and warthog. After that my favorite will be what ever I’m hunting next(y)!
     
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  13. Scott Slough

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    If I only had one more chance to hunt ONE animal in Africa ONE time it would be the Lord Derby Eland as well...but if I could hunt one animal...as many times...in all the places that it lives it would be the kudu...followed closely by the bushbuck.
     
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  14. Travis2282

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    Why lord Durby eland? I have always wondered why they are so special? For me Bongo would be an awesome hunt!
     
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  15. Scott Slough

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    Bongo are awesome...all spiral horn are...I just like the look of the LDE a little more...and I really like the idea of a savannah hunt for the LDE vs the jungle hunt for Bongo.
     
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  16. Travis2282

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    I have always wanted to experience a jungle hunt! Couldn’t imagine seeing gorilla while hunting!
     

  17. Scott Slough

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    I hunted just North of Beamont Texas one year and it rained....hard...every time I went hunting. I have no interest in the rain forest...gorilla or not.
     
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  18. cagkt3

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    Bongo, or Leopard...
     

  19. outwestidaho

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    Lord derby eland first--- absolutely turn my crank
    Mountain nyala next -- love nayla and their huge and found in rustic africa so to speak
    Last but not least buffalo in Burkina Faso ----- can't get over the horns and also in a unique part of the world
     
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    My favorite is Cape Buffalo hunting. If I had to, I could hunt them exclusively.
     
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