It would have taken a springbok to have leaped out of it; and no quagga could possibly have cleared itself from such a pit.
It is nearly thirty feet wide, but that is nothing to a springbok.
I remember once being out hunting with a fellow who mistook a waggon for a springbok!
We ourselves, however, preferred the more delicate meat of the springbok.
Once I dashed into a herd of trekking game so suddenly, that a springbok, unable to stop itself, leapt right over me.
The victims caught in these traps were chiefly eland, hartebeeste, and springbok.
The most graceful and elegant of all the antelopes are the gazelles, of which we may take the springbok as an example.
Some of these, no doubt, referred to the springbok speculation.
The springbok is separated from the rest of the Gazelles, to which genus it is clearly most nearly related, as a genus Antidorcas.
Your rifle must follow the springbok when he jumps, and you get him at the top of his leap.