A unsuccessful shot at the brain of an animal that do hit the nose or larynx (gorrel) might for example go unnoticed – it is accepted as a miss! and the animal will die a very ugly and painful death from infection, blood loss, thirst and starvation. Read here about the risks of “head shots” at game.
Over many years, several reasons had been given for the views that waterbuck meat is not suitable for the table, i.e., the meat smells offensive and nothing can be done about it. Click here to read more on to eat or not to eat waterbuck meat.