The blesbok distribution range formerly extended over the entire highveld. The blesbok range is historically confined to the south-western Cape Province in South Africa . Both subspecies have been widely introduced or reintroduced in South Africa , Les otho , Swaziland and more limited areas of Namibia and Zimbabwe. Small numbers of blesbok have been introduced to farmland in Botswana (East, 1989), but they are not shown on the map.
Categorical-discrete (CD) distribution model
The blesbok is associated with open grassland and grasveld savanna. Water bound (Lynch, 1983; East, 1989; Mills & Hes, 1997; Kingdon, 1997).