This deer is common throughout the wooded areas of India. It can be distinguished by its reddish coat with white spots. The antlers can grow upwards of 2 to 3 feet. Axis Deer generally live 20 to 30 years and can weigh near 200 lbs.
The "American Buffalo" at maturity can stand at a colossal 6-7 ft, extend 10 feet in length, and weigh over 1 ton. These beautiful animals are one of our more popular exotic hunts. The American Bison lives to about 15 years of age.
Originating from India, the Blackbuck is easily noticeable by its "spiraling" antlers that extend up to 28 inches. The Blackbuck uses its incredible speed to survive as it travels across the open plains in herds 15-20 animals strong.
Out of Europe, Fallow Deer have become popular exotic hunts in Texas. There are three common colors: white, chocolate and common (spotted). The bucks have palmated type antlers.
The Red Stag of New Zealand is a close relative to the Elk. These deer are very popular on our Texas exotic hunting ranches because of their enormous antlers. Trophies can easily exceed 15 points and reach into the high 20s. Red Deer are a great source of venison with males weighing up to 500 lbs.
A close relative of the Red Stag, and originating out of East Asia, the Sika Deer is a favorable hunt for two very good reasons. First, the venison is some of the best tasting you will ever have; and second, the Sika Deer is known for being incredibly "clever" and provides one great Texas exotic hunting experience.
Dybowski Sika Deer
The Dybowski Sika, a sub-species of the Sika Deer, is the largest of the family. They tend to stay in the colder regions of East Asia, and are one of the most difficult to track down. Our Texas exotic hunting ranches are an excellent opportunity to hunt one of these exotic animals.
This exotic game species is generally hunted for its beautiful horns. The narrow, sleek horns curve backwards and can reach lengths over 40."
The Aoudad Sheep, which is actually closely related to the goat, range from approximately 30 to 40 inches tall at the shoulder and can weigh anywhere from 90 to 350 lbs. The horns curve outwards, backwards then inwards. The Aoudad Sheep is an elusive animal and can make one of the wildest Texas exotic hunting experiences.
The Catalina Goat varies in color such as black, white, brown, or even reddish brown. Large males can weigh up to 200 lbs. and females come in at around 90 lbs. The horns can have a spread of 30 to 40 Inches and a length of 20 to 30 inches. This is one of the most frequently sought types of Texas exotic hunting.
Texas Dall, Black Hawaiian, Painted Desert and American Blackbelly Sheep are all members of the Corsican family of sheep. Depending on how they are cross-bred, their coats can be black, brown, and reddish brown. Horn length and weight generally fall in the same range as the other sheep available on our Texas exotic hunting ranches.
Four Horned Sheep
Four Horned Sheep have wool colored black, brown, or white, with spots of various color patterns. The females may or may not have 2 or 4 horns. The rams have 4 distinct horns, 2 that grow up from the head and 2 that grow down by the jaw. A large male can weigh up to 200 lbs.
Mouflon Sheep typically have black hair on their face and neck, brown on their sides, and a white underbelly. The males and some females are horned, but many do lack horns. The males weigh about 150 lbs. and females about 75 lbs.
Hawaiian Black Sheep
Hawaiian Black Sheep are a hybrid sheep. The weight can vary with these animals, with females coming in at about 75 lbs. and males at 150 lbs. They typically stand 28 to 30 inches at the shoulder, carrying an impressive mane. Their horns grow up, back, down, forward, up, and out.
Texas Dall Sheep
The Texas Dall Sheep is completely white or golden-colored with a white face. Large rams can weigh up to 150 lbs. and females around 75 lbs. The Texas Dall Sheep is a hybrid which originated in Texas.
Red Sheep are a hybrid sheep typically found only in Texas now. They look light brown or tan to a light reddish brown. Horn size varies. Females’ horns are usually smaller at less than 5 inches. Males’ horns can go to 20 inches, and more than 30 inches for record-size sheep. The horns grow up, out and back around the neck.
The Addax Antelope is a rare species and can be hunted year-round. In Texas, they range In antler size from 25 to 36 inches. The horns corkscrew up, making at least 2 twists. Large males can weigh up to 275 lbs. and females up to 200 lbs. This type of Texas exotic hunting offers the ultimate in trophies that anyone would be proud to harvest.