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    Default The WTF Hartebeest.

    We often id a game animal by its silhouette or the way it moves, even when it is not clearly visible. When I first saw this silhouette I was, for a moment, completely baffled. Turned out it was a red hartebeest with a deformed horn, not an entirely new species.




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    Default Re: The WTF Hartebeest.

    Should this animal not be culled because it possibly carries an undesirable gene that can be passed on to its progeny ?

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    Default Re: The WTF Hartebeest.

    Quote Originally Posted by Luker View Post
    Should this animal not be culled because it possibly carries an undesirable gene that can be passed on to its progeny ?
    Nature does not work this way, defects are normal, they dont persist, only humans are dumb enough to breed with mutations, such as those idiotic color variants.

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    Default Re: The WTF Hartebeest.

    Quote Originally Posted by Luker View Post
    Should this animal not be culled because it possibly carries an undesirable gene that can be passed on to its progeny ?
    What Messor said. Also it is not necessarily a genetic problem, it could easily have resulted from an injury to the horn.

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    Default Re: The WTF Hartebeest.

    The damage on the one does look like it could be from a fight perhaps?


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    Default Re: The WTF Hartebeest.

    That would make a very unique trophy
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    Default Re: The WTF Hartebeest.

    Fringe benefits with a shot right...
    A low rider horn at its best.

    An interesting and unique set of horns.

    Thanks for sharing TStone.

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