Listen to the stories of Cape Point: Cape of Horns

Cape_Point_E04 Cape of Horns - Bontebok of Cape Point

We’ve put together a series of 12 podcasts to bring the myths, legends and true stories of Cape Point to you, wherever you are. Listen to the Cape of Horns episode below:

Cape of Horns: Bontebok of Cape Point

Cape of Horns

Bontebok of the Cape Point

Near extinction of bontebok in South Africa
Bontebok were once so numerous in the Cape that the first colonists considered them to be pests. The wanton slaughter of the animals eventually decimated the population. By the mid-1920s, there were less than 20 bontebok in the Cape.