We don't come across these very often! This Tsessebe shoulder mount has been posed with its head turned slightly to its right and its ears perked up. The animal’s fur is an interesting amalgamation of reds, grays and black with stunning patterns that shimmer in the light. The horns are characteristically swept back. The expression on the face is pacid. This piece has been given our taxidermy quality rating of Premier due to its rarity and the quality and detail of the taxidermy. Add this to your African collection or start a collection of unique and interesting animals with this mount.
About the Tsessebe
Scientific Name: Damaliscus lunatus
The common tsessebe or sassaby is one of six subspecies of African antelope Damaliscus lunatus of the genus Damaliscus and subfamily Alcelaphinae in the family Bovidae. It is most closely related to the topi, korrigum, coastal topi and tiang, and the bangweulu tsessebe and bontebok in the same genus.