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If the cost didn't matter and you could hunt aanything in the world, what would be your top five choices?

Here's my five:

Dall Sheep

Rocky Mt Bighorn Sheep

Mexican Mule Deer

Impala

Gemsbok

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Grizzly Bear
Lion
Leopard
Rocky MT Bighorn Sheep
Mountain Lion

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trophy bull elephant (something over 50 lbs. per side)
lion
leopard
bongo
polar bear

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Yukon Moose...Big Rockey Mountain Elk...Mountain Caribou...Bighorn Sheep...Big Canadien Whitetail. Yes

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Makwa wrote:
trophy bull elephant (something over 50 lbs. per side)
lion
leopard
bongo
polar bear

Bongo - that's a small animal that lives deep in the jungle isn't it? I think I saw them being hunted recently. Quite different hunting from plains game.

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CVC..................no bongo are a large robust antelope. They do live in the jungle and they are hunted in Cameroon, CAR, Congo, etc A big bull is an awesome trophy weighing 500 poinds or more. It is a member of the spiral horned antelope (kudu, bushbuck, eland, nyala, lesser kudu, etc) They have a dark red body with white stripes like a kudu. Old bulls become almost black over the head and shoulders.

You are probably thinking about the small antelope like the various duikers.

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Ok, I looked it up. Pretty cool looking animal.

Just curious, what would a hunt for a trophy elephant cost? I imagine really big bucks?

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If you go on a straight trophy bull elephant hunt about the cheapest hunts I know of are in Zimbabwe and again, are elephant only. They go for around $39,000 including the trophy fee.

In other areas like Tanzania you would need to book a 21 day safari to be eligible for an elephant licence and by the time the dust settles you will be more in the area of $65 to $70,000 as long as you don't shoot anything else.

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Wow, that is a lot of money, but what a rush to get face to face with a bull elephant.

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Yes ..............it is a rush. I have been in and around them when hunting buffalo and would love to do the elephant one day, but that is a lot of money and not within my means I am afraid. I will continue to buy lottery tickets and hope for the best. Big smile

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So, you've hunted buffalo before. I think that would be an awesome hunt.

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