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gemsbok (Oryx gazella)
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Oryx gazella in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park 001.jpg
Resolution: 3008x2000 File Size: 2483804 Bytes Date: 2006:03:21 08:04:23 Camera: NIKON D70s (NIKON CORPORATION) F number: f/7.1 Exposure: 10/2000 sec Focal Length: 720/10 Upload Date: 2017:04:11 14:23:04

gemsbok (Oryx gazella)

Oryx gazella in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
Date 21 March 2006, 08:04:23
Author Amada44

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.

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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