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Types of Antlers

Addax
Addax

The generic name Addax is thought to be obtained from an Arabic word meaning a wild animal with crooked horns. It is also thought to have originated from a Latin word. The name was first used in 1693.

Bharal
Bharal

Antlers are made of dead bone, and are shed and regrown again every year. Horns, on the other hand, are live extensions of the skull, and stay with the animal for life. Deer and relatives of the deer, like the moose, have antlers; goats and antelope and relatives of the cow have horns.

Blackbuck
Blackbuck

The blackbuck (Antilope cervicapra), also known as the Indian antelope, is an antelope found in India, Nepal and Pakistan. The blackbuck is the sole extant member of the genus Antilope. The species was described and given its binomial name by Swedish zoologist Carl Linnaeus in 1758. Two subspecies are recognized.

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Bushbuck
Bushbuck

The imbabala or Cape bushbuck is a widespread species of antelope in Sub-Saharan Africa. Formerly, two species were recognized under the generic name "bushbuck"; the kéwel and the imbabala. Both species are more closely related to other members of the tragelaphine family than to each other. Bushbuck are found in rain forests, montane forests, forest-savanna mosaics, and bush savanna forest and woodland.

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Common Reedbuck
Common Reedbuck

This is an incredible Common Reedbuck skull and horns European mount, featuring a professionally cleaned skull, and horns that rank #2 overall in the SCI record book, with an SCI Gold Medal Score of about 35 7/8".

Eland
Eland

There is a difference between antlers and horns. Antlers, on members of the deer family, are grown as an extension of the animal's skull.

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Impala
Impala

For sale is a good African Impala european skull & horn taxidermy mount. This impala has a nice set of horns, exceeding the requirement for a SCI (Bow) Bronze medal with a score of 49 4/8". The skull is in good overall condition with a full nose bone and all back teeth on both sides, earning our Excellent™ overall quality rating.

Kudu
Kudu

Our Kudu Antlers have the natural details and drama of the real thing, but they're actually crafted of resin and fiber. We love them hung in multiples or grouped with framed art for unexpected contrast.

Markhor
Markhor

Antlers are made of dead bone, and are shed and regrown again every year. Horns, on the other hand, are live extensions of the skull, and stay with the animal for life. Deer and relatives of the deer, like the moose, have antlers; goats and antelope and relatives of the cow have horns.

Mouflon
Mouflon

Deer and moose shed their antlers in the fall and early winter following the end of the breeding season. Elk retain their antlers through most of the winter and shed them in mid-February to late March. Many people like to collect shed antlers to use as ornamentation around their homes or to make things like buttons or chandeliers.

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Mountain Reedbuck
Mountain Reedbuck

The mountain reedbuck occurs in three separate geographic areas, each containing a separate subspecies. The southern mountain reedbucks inhabits an area from the eastern Cape Province (South Africa) to southeastern Botswana. Chanler's mountain reedbuck occurs in Tanzania, Kenya, Uganda, Sudan, and Ethiopia.

Nubian Ibex
Nubian Ibex

The Nubian ibex (Capra nubiana) is a desert-dwelling goat species found in mountainous areas of Algeria, Egypt, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, and Yemen. It is historically considered to be a subspecies of the Alpine ibex (Capra ibex), but is increasingly considered specifically distinct subspecies (Capra nubiana).

Nyala
Nyala

The lowland nyala or simply nyala (Tragelaphus angasii), is a spiral-horned antelope native to Southern Africa. It is a species of the family Bovidae and genus Nyala, also considered to be in the genus Tragelaphus.

Saiga
Saiga

The horn of the saiga antelope is used in traditional Chinese medicine and can sell for as much as US$150. Demand for the horns has wiped out the population in China, where the saiga antelope is a Class I protected species, and drives poaching and smuggling.

Scimitar-Horned Oryx
Scimitar-Horned Oryx

The scimitar oryx or scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah), also known as the Sahara oryx, is a species of Oryx once widespread across North Africa which went extinct in the wild in 2000. It has a long taxonomic history since its scientific description in 1816 by Lorenz Oken, who named it Oryx algazel.

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Waterbuck
Waterbuck

What is a waterbuck? The waterbuck is a large, robust animal; males are generally about 25 percent larger than the females. Waterbucks have large, rounded ears and white patches above the eyes, around the nose and mouth, and on the throat. Only the males have horns, which are prominently ringed and as long as 40 inches.

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