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The Springbok is a class 3 animal. It can be hunted in the Vurhonga Savanna Reserve. It is one of five antelope species besides the Blackbuck, Gemsbok, blue wildebeest and Lesser Kudu.


Description[]

The Springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis) is a slender, medium-sized antelope with stethoscope-shaped horns, native to the open, treeless plains of southern Africa. The springbok is named after its unique behavior, also known as pronking, where it leaps up to 2 metres high with an arched back. It can also run very fast and has been clocked at around 80 kilometers an hour. The springbok weighs between 27.00 kg and 42.00 kg and stands up to 86 cm tall at the shoulder, with female springbok generally being the smaller of the two genders. Despite similarities, the springbok is not a true gazelle, clear in its scientific name (Antidorcas, meaning not-a-gazelle). A major reason for this distinction is the springbok's dorsal skin-fold, which conceals a mass of white hair, revealed when mating, excited, alert or simply pronking. The springbok lives in mixed groups and is a mixed feeder, too. It has great speed on land (55mph). However can be outrun by the cheetah in short sprints and by wild dogs over a longer distance. However an individual wild dog would have trouble since springbok still have the stamina to outrun a single dog. Since the turn of the last century, the Spingbok has been and still is the national emblem of the South African Rugby Team.

Features[]

Description
Behaviour Skttish, but distrait when in large groups
Habitat Treeless savannah, edges of dry lake beds
Senses Excellent hearing and sense of smell but poor vision
Social Adult males are solitary or form bachelor groups, females live in herds
Active Dawn, morning, dusk and evening
Recommended

Equipment

Weapon Class 3
Species Antidorcas marsupialis
Difficulty 1 (Trival) - 5 (Medium)

Need Zone Times[]

Times Activity
00:00 - 04:30 Resting
04:00 - 09:30 Feeding
09:00 - 12:30 Resting
12:00 - 15:30 Resting
15:00 - 19:30 Drinking
19:00 - 21:30 Feeding
21:00 - 00:30 Feeding

Shot scheme[]

Color code
Springbok shot scheme.png
Red - Kills immediately
Blue - Kills very quick
Orange - Kills slowly
No Color - Unlikely to kill

Integrity[]

There are 13 ammunition that gives full integrity on the Springbok.

  • 4 Rifle Ammo
  • 2 Shotgun ammo
  • 3 Handgun ammo
  • 4 Archery ammo 

Fur variants[]

Trivia and Patches[]

  • New Animal (Vurhonga Release). (Patch 1.22) [August 30, 2018]
  • Increased animal population of Springbok, Lesser Kudu and Warthog. (Patch 1.23) [Sept 5, 2018]
  • Tuned down animal senses of Lesser Kudu, Springbok, Blue Wildebeest and, Scrub Hare to levels similar to other reserves. (Patch 1.23)