Product Code: HIDES-BLESBUCK
The blesbok or blesbuck is an antelope endemic to South Africa. It has a distinctive white face and forehead which inspired the name, because bles is the Afrikaans word for a blaze such as one might see on the forehead of a horse. Body colour is brown with a lighter-coloured saddle on the back, and the rump an even lighter shade. The legs are brown with a white patch behind the top part of the front legs. Lower legs whitish. Both sexes carry horns, ringed almost to the tip. Female horns are slightly slenderer. The neck and the top of the back of the blesbok is brown. Lower down on the flanks and buttocks, the colouring becomes darker. The belly, the inside of the buttocks and the area up to the base of the tail is white. blesbok can be easily differentiated from other antelopes because they have a distinct white face and forehead.