Arabian Oryx -- Due to hunting, the Arabian oryx was extinct in the wild by the early 1970s, but was saved in zoos and private preserves and reintroduced into the wild starting in 1980.  It is still vulnerable to extinction, but in Texas herds have been introduced so you can hunt these extremely rare animals (double thumbs down).

Arabian Oryx -- Due to hunting, the Arabian oryx was extinct in the wild by the early but was saved in private preserves and reintroduced into the wild starting in It is still vulnerable to extinctio

Arabian oryx: The Jiddat al Harasee Sanctuary is home to a number of the endangered Arabian oryx. Oman: The Bradt Guide www.bradtguides.com

arabian oryx: the jiddat al harasee sanctuary is home to a number of the endangered arabian oryx

Arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx) - once classified as extinct in the wild, now has a wild population of approx. 1000 thanks to reintroduction efforts.

ARABIAN ORYX or WHITE ORYX Oryx leucoryx ©David Mallon Why is the ORYX called the Arabian “Unicorn” if it has two horns? - by request Good question…according to National Geographic, the oryx, a.

ARABIAN ORYX At one time extinct in the wild, this desert antelope can once again be seen wandering the dry Arabian Peninsula. The Arabian oryx is an antelope that is highly specialised for its harsh desert environment

Arabian oryx tracks in the sand - View amazing Arabian oryx photos - Oryx leucoryx - on Arkive

Oman (Arabian Oryx Sanctuary, from 1982);

Arabian Oryx , the unicorn antelope is rebounded from extinction with the efforts of IUCN through their captive breeding program and now their population is almost grown back with almost 1000 individuals.

Arabian Oryx (extinct in the wild) I saw this magnificent animal at the Wild Animal Park, San Diego :={

Arabian Oryx (extinct in the wild): This magnificent animal lives at the Wild Animal Park, San Diego :={

Arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx). Photo: Max Earey /Shutterstock

17 animals amazingly adapted to thrive in deserts

It is strange to think of a large mammal capable of living in intensely hot desert conditions, but the Arabian oryx shows us how successful they c

Desert Antelopes, a highly threatened and beautiful group of animals, are a key part of Al Ain Wildlife Park & Resort’s (AWPR) conservation work. The year 2010 has seen a bumper harvest of young animals born in the zoo and a number of conservation research initiatives are moving ahead. 2010 marked one of AWPR’s best recorded year for Antelope births, with a record number of young Antelope raised, including 16 Scimitar-horned Oryx, 27 Arabian Oryx, ten Beisa Oryx, four Addax, three Chad Dama…

The Addax (Desert Antelope) is a critically endangered antelope native to the Western Sahara. With only an estimated Addax left in the wild, every birth in captivity helps ensure the survival, and potential re-population, of this species.

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