African Taxidermy for Sale - Nyala
Superb African Nyala. This half body taxidermy mount is a perfect way to show off the beauty of the animal. Alert pose with a turn of the head to the right. Standing on detailed habit base. Symmetrical horns with polished tips measure 24" around curl. Accurate detailing, coloring and thick hair. Taxidermy quality is rated "Excellent". Perfect addition to the sportsman's trophy room.
Scientific Name: Tragelaphus angasiiSize of display: 72" tall x 28" wide x 31" deep.
Weight: 43 lbs.
Wall hanger is attached. The base is attached to mount, hangs from a single screw.
Ships freight carrier in a secure wood crate.
About the African Nyala- Tragelaphus angasii
The Nyala antelope is one of Africa’s most stunning and sought after hunting trophies. A Nyala taxidermy mount will enhance any trophy room or safari décor.
The Nyala is one of the spiral horn antelope, native to southeastern Africa. Nyala are medium sized antelope, with a big mature bull weighing in excess of 300 pounds and standing 40 inches tall at the shoulder. Their ivory tipped horns spiral upwards, with a real trophy reaching 32 inches in length measured around the spiral.
Nyala have a coat of long, dark brown hair and have a dorsal crest of long hair that runs from the back of the head to the base of the tail, and males additionally have a fringe of long hair along the midline of their chest and belly. Nyala have white vertical stripes on their sides and white spots on the face, throat, flanks, and thighs. Both sexes have a white chevron between the eyes,
Nyala antelope both graze and browse. Eating the leaves, flowers, and fruits of many plants. During the rainy season, they mainly eat the fresh grass. They drink daily when water is available, but they can survive in areas where water is only available seasonally. Nyala are very shy and cautious. Most sightings of Nyala are at water holes. They are vulnerable to several predators including lion and leopard.