We had been going along cautiously in this way for some time when, peering over the bank, I spied a single impala half hidden by a scraggy bush.
The experience with the impala had made me very careful not to let him go unless I felt sure that the game was hard hit and that he would be able to pull it down or bay it.
The first occasion was also the first time that we got among the impala and saw them in numbers.
It is when they are jumping that the impala are seen at their best.
As it fell Jock was round and fastened on the nose; but it was no duiker, impala or rietbuck that he had to deal with this time.
That he had pulled down the impala and killed it seemed certain--and what a chase and what a fight it must have been to take all that time!
I tried to pick out a good tsessebe ram, but the impala were in the way, and it was necessary to crawl for some distance to reach certain cover away on the right.
It is not necessary to go over it all again: it was much the same as the impala chase.
While this was going on the impala stood with wide spread legs, dazed and helpless, between Teddy's feet, just as he had placed it.
We sat like statues as the impala walked out from its stall between Teddy's knees, and stood looking about wonderingly at the faces white and black, at the strange figures, and at the fire.
There is no more beautiful and fascinating sight than that of a troop of impala or springbuck really on the move and jumping in earnest.
One went round to the back of the waggon and pulled at the Impala buck that hung there, and the other came round my way and commenced the sniffing game at my leg.
For a couple of hours I poked about without seeing anything that I could get a shot at, but at last, just as I was again within seventy yards of the waggon, I put up an old Impala ram from behind a mimosa-thorn.
On another occasion I was fortunate enough to get a successful snapshot of an impala just after it had been shot by a friend, and the photograph gives a very good idea of what mine was like.
For a couple of hours I poked about without seeing anything that I could get a shot at, but at last, just as I was again within seventy yards of the waggon, I put up an old Impala ram from behind a mimosa thorn.
It and the impala are perhaps the most beautiful of all the smaller antelopes, and both are among the most coveted trophies of the sportsman.
Even such small and light animals as goats, impala antelopes, and young wart-hogs are always held by the head or neck, and dragged along the ground at the side of the lion.
On the first occasion on which I ever had anything to do with wild dogs, they ran into and killed an impala antelope quite close to my waggon on a dark night in 1872.
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