Although it has a limited population and range, the gerenuk has been hunted for trophies and bush meat as an uncommon game animal in Africa for over 200 years.
The gerenuk has been a game animal in Africa for over 200 years, though it’s not very common.
Although they are limited in supply for hunters and have a limited range, they continue to be hunted for trophies and for bush meat, but levels of offtake are unknown.
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• Sources | (Grzimek, 1990; IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group, 2016; Macdonald, 2001; Payne, 2003)