Antelope Hunting In New mexico
Although not an antelope, it is often known colloquially in North America as the Prong Buck, Pronghorn Antelope, Speedgoat, or simply Antelope, as it closely resembles the true antelopes of Africa, Asia, and Europe.
It weigh between 75 and 130 pounds, with the males being larger than the females, and stand 31 to 40 inches tall at the shoulder. About 40% of the females have horns, but they don’t get any longer than their ears and never fork. A buck’s horns are up to 15 inches long and have the distinctive prong on the front which gave the species its name. Another easily observed difference between males and females is the black patch on the jaw below the eye, which only the male has.
An interesting fact and an additional challenge for hunters is that the American Pronghorn is the fastest land mammal in the world. It can sprint up to 60 mph and can run at 30 mph for many miles! The African Cheetah is often credited with being the fastest, but it is only a sprinter who tires and quits after a few hundred yards. No other land mammal can keep up with the Pronghorn over a long distance.
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