Night Of The Leopard

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After days of trying to outsmart the cagey old leopard, he finally hit the bait. Raphael said, “SHOOT!” and I gently squeezed the trigger on my .416. Fire belched from the muzzle and in the blink of an eye, the leopard was gone. Continue reading Night Of The Leopard

SCI President Larry Higgins Extends a Personal Invitation

The 45th Annual SCI Convention is coming in February. This year’s convention promises to be bigger and better than ever!

Top SCI Record Book Alaska-Yukon Moose

moosecloseupEditor’s Note: Several of the top ten are absent from this gallery as the listings had no photograph to accompany them. Stats for the ranking moose not listed here can be found in the SCI Online Record Book.

The largest of all moose. The largest bulls stand 6-1/2 to 7-1/2 feet (2.0 to 2.3 m) at the top of the hump and have been estimated to weigh as much as 1,800 pounds. Solitary except when mating, mates in September and October, with bulls displaying and fighting for dominance and taking one female at a time.  Bulls can be dangerous during the rut, and unarmed humans may be at risk. Despite it’s Continue reading Top SCI Record Book Alaska-Yukon Moose

On The Frontier

_Erongo-Nyala-021116The nyala bull was feeding in a brushy little canyon. I have no idea how our tracker spotted him, but we worked our way along the bluff above and were almost directly above Continue reading On The Frontier


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