Sable Antelope (Britains Zoo 945)

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Exhibit

Sable Antelope (Britains Zoo 945)

Sable Antelope, Britains Zoo No945 (BritCat 1940).jpg Sable Antelope,
Hippotragus niger (i)
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location:
Arch Three , Area 44
The Zoo (display)

A painted hollowcast lead Sable Antelope, from the Britains Zoo range, probably pre-war, catalogue number 945.

Giulia
" The sable antelope is a majestic one because of its long, sharp black horns. It is black and white painted. It is standing on its four slim legs. "

1940 catalogue description

Sable Antelope, Britains Zoo 945
" This creature is the handsomest member of the Antelope family, but not quite the largest, being exceeded by the Roan Antelope. It is only found in Africa. "