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gemsbok (Oryx gazella)
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Gemsbok, Etosha National Park, Namibia (3926536741).jpg
Resolution: 4000x3000 File Size: 1740287 Bytes Date: 2009:08:06 11:53:25 Camera: COOLPIX P5100 (NIKON) F number: f/4.3 Exposure: 10/4700 sec Focal Length: 75/10 Upload Date: 2017:04:11 14:16:48

gemsbok (Oryx gazella)

Digiscoping with Swarovski ATM 80 HD 30 X, Coolpix P5100 (Adapter DCB)
Date 6 August 2009, 11:53
Source Gemsbok, Etosha National Park, Namibia
Author Frank Vassen from Brussels, Belgium

The gemsbok or gemsbuck (Oryx gazella) is a large antelope in the Oryx genus. It is native to the arid regions of Southern Africa, such as the Kalahari Desert. The name "gemsbok" in English is derived from Afrikaans gemsbok, which itself is derived from the Dutch name of the male chamois, gemsbok.

Scientific Name: Oryx gazella (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Names: Gemsbok, Gemsbuck; [French] Gemsbok; [German] Gemsbock
Synonyms: Capra gazella, Antilope gazella, Oryx capensis

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