The Oryx, or gemsbok, is a middle-sized species, dwelling in the same neighbourhood with the gnus.
That, with what remained of the gemsbok, would secure them against falling short of provision, should game prove scarce.
Another very fine antelope is the gemsbok, which is found in the more desert regions of Southwestern Africa.
But naturalists now apply the name “oryx” to the gemsbok or Cape oryx, (Oryx Capensis).
The gemsbok is of about the same size as the kudu, and is gray in color above and white below.
When they arrived at the site, crewmen from the gemsbok saw fit to take Voorhis in charge and carry him into their hut.
Even in this very hour of high art, our painters do not give the most correct delineation of the head of a gemsbok.
Swinton was anxious to possess one or two more specimens of the oryx, or gemsbok.
The gemsbok, with his lengthy taper horns, has long been confined to the remote parts of the Kalahari.
He clutched the arm of the gemsbok operator, who was being urged away by Igrillik and a group of warrior escorts.