Unbelievable pictures of a Kudu bull with a giant growth in place of its horn

These are the unbelievable photographs of a kudu with a rather unusual horn.

A kudu with an unusual growth on its horn

A kudu with an unusual growth on its horn

Although the kudu bull has one normal-looking horn, the other has been replaced by a massive growth.

The unusual kudu was captured by company manager and keen photographer Abraham De Villiers.

The 52-year-old from Limpopo was at Mowana Private Game Farm when he spotted the animal and snapped a series of shots.

A kudu with an unusual growth on its horn

A kudu with an unusual growth on its horn

The photographer explained that the kudu’s owner told him that the bull broke his horn last June.

The outer part of the horn came off and was left with only the bone. Not long after, the owner noticed a growth forming – and it has been growing ever since.

According to the owner the growth doesn’t cause any discomfort for the kudu as, while it might affect his hearing, it does not affect his grazing.

A kudu with an unusual growth on its horn

A kudu with an unusual growth on its horn

If he sees the kudu in any discomfort, he will have it removed.

Abraham said:  “I was extremely excited as I have never seen a kudu bull with such an unusual horn!

“I actually know the owner and he said that while it may influence his hearing, it doesn’t affect his grazing and he is happy and eating well.

Abraham De Villiers, Photographer

Abraham De Villiers, Photographer

“I highly doubt I’ll ever see anything like this again.”