Tragelaphus scriptus bor
DESCRIPTION Shoulder height 27-36 inches (68-91 cm). Weight 80-140 pounds (35-63 kg).
Similar to the harnessed bushbuck, but larger, with a lighter ground color and some stripes broken up into rows of spots.
DISTRIBUTION Southern Sudan, the Gambella region of extreme western Ethiopia, the northeast corner of Congo (K) bordering Sudan and Uganda, Uganda, and northwestern Kenya.
TAXONOMIC NOTES Includes barkeri, bor, cottoni, dianae, dodingae, heterochrous, laticeps, locorinae, makalae, meridionalis, sassae and simplex, with bor Heuglin, 1877 having priority.
The giant or Barker bushbuck (barkeri) of the Imatong Mountains in southeastern Sudan is a much larger animal with longer horns and may deserve a separate classification for record-keeping purposes, but hunting it has been impossible for many years because of the ongoing civil war.