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Animal - Black Wildebeest

Black Wildebeest (Connochaetes gnou)

Black Wildebeest stand 120cm/47” tall at the shoulder. Both sexes have horns, although the bull’s horns are thicker at the base. Horns having deep curls extending past the bottom of the ears represent a good trophy. Wildebeest congregates with Zebra. Herds usually between 20 and 30 animals. Mostly active during the early mornings and late afternoons. Lies down in the shade during the heat of the day. Black Wildebeest are water dependant grazers, preferring open grasslands.

Accurate shot placement and adequate penetration necessary. The heart is situated right at the bottom of the chest, much more back towards the intestines, as compared to other antelope. Only broadside and quartering away shots should be considered. The best shot would be at the bottom of the chest, behind the front leg.

SCI - 72”
Rowland Ward - 227/8”

 

Law Category Minimum Draw mass(lbs) Minimum Kinetic energy (ft/lbs) Minimum Momentum(lbs/s) T.P.I Total arrow weight required (gr.)
3 60-75 60-70 0.40 40 500+

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