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Old 06-06-2022, 06:21 PM   #1
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I can make out the butt of an animal that is partly in the way on the left and it looks like a couple more in the picture. The tall, swept horns should give a clue as well as dark lower legs but I have no idea.
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Old 06-06-2022, 06:28 PM   #2
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Stud African plains critter….?
Thwack!
I hope to see the LDPs MrDraco.
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Old 06-06-2022, 06:28 PM   #3
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only thing ive ever seen with headgear like that was an ibex
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Old 06-06-2022, 06:29 PM   #4
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Ibex?? And a good one.
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Old 06-06-2022, 06:30 PM   #5
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Not an expert by any means but will vote Ibex as well.


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Old 06-06-2022, 06:30 PM   #6
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Oryx
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Old 06-06-2022, 06:39 PM   #7
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It is "what's for dinner"

bet it's your neighbors or someone close. Looks expensive.
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Old 06-06-2022, 06:41 PM   #8
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Horns look really thin and smooth for an ibex, could it be a cow sable?


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Old 06-06-2022, 06:45 PM   #9
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I don’t think it’s an ibex. I’m not sure what it is though.
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Old 06-06-2022, 06:47 PM   #10
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I would throw a vote in the Sable-ish arena. As said above, LDPs!
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Old 06-06-2022, 07:04 PM   #11
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Body markings look like a gemsbok but they have straight horns. Horns are shaped more like a scimitar oryx.
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Old 06-06-2022, 07:06 PM   #12
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I’m thinking sable.
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Old 06-06-2022, 07:31 PM   #13
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as thin as the horns are at the end rule out a sable for me but it is hard to tell.
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Old 06-06-2022, 07:45 PM   #14
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This is 6 miles south of Lampasas, really not noted for a lot of exotics. I bought this place, 223 acres, about 2 years ago and there was a very tame white fallow on here then. I have gotten trail cam photos of one small axis buck and an aoudad. Hopefully I'll get more pictures of what ever this is as well.
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Old 06-06-2022, 07:46 PM   #15
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Horns look really thin and smooth for an ibex, could it be a cow sable?


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Dale may have nailed it!
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Old 06-06-2022, 07:57 PM   #16
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I am available to find out for sure.
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Old 06-06-2022, 07:58 PM   #17
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Dale may have nailed it!
To me it looks like whatever that is in your avatar pic.
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Old 06-06-2022, 07:59 PM   #18
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Audubon method, kill it and let’s figure it out!
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Old 06-06-2022, 08:03 PM   #19
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Grass on a hogs back
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Old 06-06-2022, 08:09 PM   #20
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Canít tell for sure??? Horns are too curved for gemsbok and if it was scimitar there would be more pure white showing. Is this on your place near Lampassas???

Looks like there is a whole group of them there. The color makes me want to agree with ibex, but something about the horns dosenít look right for that either.

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Old 06-06-2022, 08:42 PM   #21
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Bob, you gonna be home Sunday afternoon? I need to look at your shop to see how I need to finish out mine. we can go ride around looking for your critter
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Old 06-06-2022, 10:53 PM   #22
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Yeah, I'll be here. Come on by.
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Old 06-06-2022, 11:13 PM   #23
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First impression was sable but I would not wager much on my guess either

Whack it and post pics
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Old 06-06-2022, 11:20 PM   #24
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Looks like it could be a sable
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Old 06-06-2022, 11:25 PM   #25
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I’m going to go out on a limb and say it’s hogs. I see a hogs butt with a tail that has hair on it. The hair splits into two hairs like a cow lick that makes it look like the others have Ibex horns. Otherwise, that feeder is really tall and those horns are really thin.

I hope you prove me wrong though and shoot a nice exotic!
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Old 06-06-2022, 11:31 PM   #26
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Hogs tail whipping around
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Old 06-06-2022, 11:33 PM   #27
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To me it looks like whatever that is in your avatar pic.
Sable in my avatar!
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Old 06-07-2022, 06:31 AM   #28
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Hog.
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Old 06-07-2022, 06:58 AM   #29
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Old 06-07-2022, 07:07 AM   #30
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Looks like a sable but upon further inspection.......Hog tail.
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Old 06-07-2022, 07:14 AM   #31
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Is the thing in the lower left of that picture a fixed object ? Feed or something. Looks like it’s could be an animal, and those “ horns” are not horns but hair on that animal. Pigs would be my guess if that’s the case.
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Old 06-07-2022, 07:27 AM   #32
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Iím going to go out on a limb and say itís hogs. I see a hogs butt with a tail that has hair on it. The hair splits into two hairs like a cow lick that makes it look like the others have Ibex horns. Otherwise, that feeder is really tall and those horns are really thin.

I hope you prove me wrong though and shoot a nice exotic!
Makes sense.
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Old 06-07-2022, 07:27 AM   #33
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I would believe it’s a pic of hogs before I’d say it’s a sable, gemsbok, or any other exotic
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Old 06-07-2022, 07:41 AM   #34
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Oink oink
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Old 06-07-2022, 07:49 AM   #35
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Small pic on my phone but I sure don't see any hogs.
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Old 06-07-2022, 07:56 AM   #36
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I count three hogs, the first one is mud covered with part of his tail sticking up.
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Old 06-07-2022, 08:32 AM   #37
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I think those are pigs
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Old 06-07-2022, 09:45 AM   #38
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Great, now we need two cameras at every feeder!
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Old 06-07-2022, 10:15 AM   #39
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Old 06-07-2022, 10:17 AM   #40
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My vote is sable for sure.
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Old 06-07-2022, 10:22 AM   #41
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What a disappointment!! I zoomed the pic and put it on a 65" screen... It's a dang hog's tail swung up in da air for sure...
Drago, I'd go shoot dem suckers outta spite now for messin' wit' ya!!
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Old 06-07-2022, 10:23 AM   #42
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Old 06-07-2022, 10:24 AM   #43
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Classic is the dress blue or gold picture, in my eyes its definitely an optical illusion and is going to be some critters hair curling up looking like horns (probably hogs since its black). Hopefully I'm wrong and you are the new owner of some exotics.
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Old 06-07-2022, 11:14 AM   #44
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Iím going to go out on a limb and say itís hogs. I see a hogs butt with a tail that has hair on it. The hair splits into two hairs like a cow lick that makes it look like the others have Ibex horns. Otherwise, that feeder is really tall and those horns are really thin.

I hope you prove me wrong though and shoot a nice exotic!
Bingo!
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Old 06-07-2022, 12:00 PM   #45
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Old 06-07-2022, 12:02 PM   #46
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Looking again, I think it’s a combo of two animals. Horns are oryx, but the body isn’t right
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Old 06-07-2022, 12:28 PM   #47
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Although I see why people are saying sable, I'm 99.5% it is not. Although similar shape they are not heavy enough through the ends and shape is not quite right. Females don't get the same horn length as males so that is probably out also.
Unless the feeder is 15" tall as already noted. Additionally the space between the front shoulder and heads/horn IF it was something is way too long given the portion to the rear legs.
I'm in the camp of the very close hog, having hairs sticking up over the animals in the back.

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Old 06-07-2022, 12:36 PM   #48
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Hogs tail whipping around
I think itís hogs too. With the tip of the tail of the first one by the camera raised up and looks like horns on the second one.
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Old 06-07-2022, 12:45 PM   #49
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It's an oddity.. Anything at this point is a best guess because there is no animal on the planet that has horns that naturally look like that.. It could be nothing but trickery.
Shoot it. Then we will know.. I've seen Scimitar horns do some pretty freaky things but who knows..

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Old 06-07-2022, 01:14 PM   #50
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there is no animal on the planet that has horns that naturally look like that..


Yep. It’s hair not horns.


Also Spypoint is the King of “what is this pics”.
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