1836A.F. GardinerJourney to Zoolu Country 382We soon..reached an inhabited district, which was first indicated by a bushbuck, almost exhausted, crossing our path.
1865D. LivingstoneZambesi 343In the mornings and evenings the pretty little bush-buck (Tragelaphus sylvatica) ventures..out of the mangroves, to feed.
1896R. WardRec. of Big Game 194The thicket-loving Bushbuck is still to be found plentifully in the southern portions of Cape Colony, the Trans-Kei, Natal, and along the south-eastern littoral wherever bush and covert flourish.
1910J. BuchanPrester John 42The great sport was to stalk bush buck in the thickets, which is a game in which the hunter is at small advantage. I have been knocked down by a wounded bush-buck ram.
c1936S. & E. Afr. Yr Bk & Guide 1096The Cape Bushbuck (tragelaphus sylvaticus; Dutch boschbok). Height about 2 feet 10 inches; weight about 100 lbs...Horns up to 14 inches, spiral..and rough at the base.
1951A. RobertsMammals 311Tragelaphus...This genus comprises the smallest members of the subfamily (sc. Tragelaphinae) and are known as the true Bushbucks...They occur only where there is dense cover near water.
1991Personality 5 Aug. 29Too many animals suffer and die for the supposedly humane alternative of game trading...Species that easily succumb to these stresses (sc. of ‘unnatural confinement, unfamiliar noises, smells, extremes of temperature and hunger and thirst’) are..reedbuck, bushbuck, red hartebeest, [etc.].
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