Gemsbok

FUN FACTS

Gemsbok

  • Gemsbok horns were sold as unicorn horns in the medieval period of England.

  • They have adapted to survive on little to no water and can self-regulate their temperature.

  • Female Gemsboks have longer horns than their male counterparts.

  • Gemsboks can interbreed with Addax antelope.

  • They are one of the only species in which female trophies are often more desired than male.