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Cypress Creek Ranch has been supplying Super Exotics and African Hoofstock for more than 26 years. From stocker to trophy, we have one of the largest collections in Texas. Our genetics are the foundation of many herds in Texas.
Large, sturdy antelope with large, broad ears. Red-brown coat with 10 to 16 (often 13) vertical white lines. Fringe of longer hair down center of back. Legs have black and white marks. Adult males blacken progressively from forequarters. Grow heavier as they age, especially males. Body size and limb proportions highly variable. Large, keeled horns have weak spiral and often ivory-colored tips. Tips may cross, especially in females. Female horns more slender, and sometimes less twisted than in. male. Horn length 21 to 39 1/2 in. along curve (27 1/2 and up is large). Male weight 529 to 660 lbs. up to 893; female 440 to 558 lbs. (typically 530).
Large, horse-like antelope with standing mane, sickle-shaped horns (male and female), and long, pointed ears. Born brown. Turn rusty, then darken with age. Adult males turn black. Females darken a variable amount, some southern natives going black. White face marks and underparts contrast sharply. Male horns average 32 to 41 in., up to 40 to 60 3/4 (46 to 68 in. for giant sable). Female lengths 23 1/2 to 31 1/2 in. up to 39 1/2. Male weight 440 to 500 lbs., rarely more; (giant sable 440 to 595 lbs.); female 400 to 507 lbs.
Large white oryx with chestnut neck and chest. Face and leg markings cocoa to beige. Can have diffuse side streak. Winter coat can look cream to roan. Calves born orangey tan. All grow long, back-swept, ringed horns, sometimes diverging widely. Lengths often exceed 33 1/2 in., with particularly long horns 38 to 50 1/8 in. Spread at tips quite variable (5 in. to more than 2 ft.). Male weight 300 to 470 lbs. (typically 331); female 200 to 300 lbs. (typically 265).
The kudus are two species of antelope of the genus Tragelaphus: Lesser kudu, Tragelaphus imberbis, of eastern Africa Greater kudu, Tragelaphus strepsiceros, of eastern and southern Africa The two species look similar, though greaters are larger than lessers
Medium-size antelope with high, rounded haunches. Hair shaggy and greasy. Chestnut or brown coat in females and young changes to brown or dark brown in males (variable by race). Vertical white stripes often break into spots on lower sides and haunches (fade with age). Female dorsal stripe dark but usually white in males. Head short. Ears broad. Hoofs long. Flexible pastern with protective pad of naked skin sinks down for added support. Horns on. male only, and may not show until as much as 8 mos. old. Keeled, gentle spiral. Typically 18 to 20 in. on curve; exceptionally 30 to 36 3/8. Male weight typically 220 lbs. (154 to 287); female 88 to 232 lbs.
Medium-size antelope famous for its grace, prodigious leaps, and classic lyre-shaped horns of the male. Reddish tan. Fairly distinct change to lighter tan on lower side. White underneath. Blackish accents include tuft over gland on lower hind legs, and sometimes patch on forehead or nose. Young similar. Horns on male only. Lyre-shaped, long, slender, with well spaced rings. Typical length 20 in. (large 27 up to 36 1/8). Male weight typically 132 lbs. (99 to 176 25); female typically 99 lbs. (88 1/5 to 132).
Largest of the oryx, and the only one with rounded ears. Sturdy, pinkish tan body with conspicuous black-and-white markings on head and legs. Side stripe broad. Tail black with black dock and long brush. Born yellowish tan. All grow long, straight horns with rings. Horns usually form a wide V. Lengths average 33 to 36 in., with long horns 41 to 48 3/8 in. Spread at tips 11 1/2 to 31 in. Male weight 370 to 460 lbs. to about 530 (a few prime bulls massive); female often 360 lbs. or more (to about 460).
Shaggy, gray-to-brown antelope with white ring around rump. Ring often incomplete above tail. Longer hair feathers on jowls and often neck. Hair greasy. Musty, lingering odor. Young reddish brown. Males carry heavily ringed horns, set well apart, shaped like a simple crescent. Thick horn bases. Horn length 20 in. and up (large 28 to 39 1/4). Male weight 420 to 631 lbs.; female 3350 to 437 lbs.
White Bearded Wildebeest
The blue wildebeest, also called the common wildebeest, white-bearded gnu or brindled gnu, is a large antelope and one of the two species of wildebeest. It is placed in the genus Connochaetes and family Bovidae, and has a close taxonomic relationship with the black wildebeest.
Medium-size antelope. Rangy frame higher at haunches than forequarters. Coarse, rough, greasy coat with distinct odor. Hair somewhat long, reddish brown shading to light brown on lower sides and lower half of haunches. Extra black that rutting males can develop on the lower shoulder makes red lechwe of typical race (K. 1. leche) look like male Kafue lechwe (K. 1. kafuensis) of nonbreeding season. Females of both races similar. White band connects chin to white belly. Fronts of forelegs and lower part of hind legs black. Backs of pasterns bare. Hoofs long and narrow and dew hoofs large. Horns in males only, particularly long, ringed, sweep back, often very wide spread (up to 31 1/8 in.). Horn lenght 18 to 26 in. (up to 31 1/2 to 37 1/8). Male weight average 227 lbs. (187 to 286); female average 174 lbs (132 to 214).
Compact white antelope with gray head, white body in summer changing to gray extending over back and side (haunches white) in winter. Longer winter coat gives noticeable neck ruff. White cross on face below dark brown mat of hair on forehead. Hoofs broad. Thin, white tail has short tuft at end. Young born tan. Both male and female have long, weakly ringed horns spiraling upward in a gentle V. Female horns longer but. more slender. Average horns 28 1/2 in., large 32 to 37 in. p to 43. Male weight 220 to 330 lbs.; female 110 to 200 lbs.
Large gazelle with distinctive shape to rump patch that extends onto croup. Upper two-thirds of tail white. Dark stripe down each side of white rump and dark stripe along side may fade with age, especially in males, and lacking in some races. White underparts and typical gazelle head markings. Newborns browner with special shape of rump patch yet to develop. All adults have horns, although smaller and simpler in females. Mae horns long and robust, well ringed, base laterally compressed, spread varying considerably by race. All rise up right, then curve. Flare abruptly outward in form called Robert's gazelle (exceptional spreads 29 to 41 1/2 in.). Male lenght averages 19 3/4 in. (17 3/4 to 31 3/4). Female horns horter, thinner, straighter, and smoother (12 to 17 3/4 in.). Male 143 lbs. (121 to 180); female 99 lbs. (77 to 148 lbs.)
Thomson's gazelle is one of the best-known gazelles. It is named after explorer Joseph Thomson and is sometimes referred to as a "tommie"
Medium-size zebra with wide black-and-white stripes. No "shadow stripes" in between. Stripes fan backward over haunches, continue to hoofs, join ventral band along mid-line of belly, and run into the dark-colored nose. Male weight 486 to 783 (average 6050; female 386 to 739 lbs. (average 548).
Tall, slender gazelle with white crescent across neck below throat. Body white with roan to chestnut neck and back and often a light saddle. Sometimes a streak extending onto haunches. Fawns born tan like other gazelles. Strongly S-shaped horns n both male and female, those in males thicker than in females. Adult length 8 to 17 1/4 in. with 14 in. typical. Male weight 120 to 187 lbs. (typically 138 lbs.); females 88 to 144 lbs.
Medium-size antelope with vertical, white body stripes and a white band across base of neck. Pronounced difference between females and adult males. Males grow horns, turn gray with tan legs, develop manes along upper and lower neck, back, and belly. Fluff manes and bushy tail when excited. Females smaller, hornless, and stay bright, orangey chestnut like the young. Male horns open spiral. Moderate length 21 in. up to 32 7/8 along keel. Male weight 195 to 285 lbs.; female 121 to 150 lbs.
Tall, lithe antelope with broad ears. Vertical white lines across grayish brown body. Male has mane from throat to chest and keeled horns with open spiral. Adult horns spiral two, or, exceptionally, three times. Horn length 40 in. and up, with large horns 48 in. (measured over curves) to 71 1/2 in. (along outer curve). Female hornless. Male weight 419 to 600 lbs. (up to 705); female 252 to 474 lbs. (average 376).
The red deer is one of the largest deer species. A male red deer is called a stag or hart, and a female is called a hind. The red deer inhabits most of Europe, the Caucasus Mountains region, Anatolia, Iran, and parts of western Asia.