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Scientific Name: Oryx dammah
Common Name: Schimitar- Horned Oryx
Difference in Sex: Both male and female oryx have 3-4
foot long horns.
Weight : 200-400 lbs.
Habitat: arid plains and deserts, once found in
semidesert areas from Morocco and Senegal to Egypt and the Sudan
Habits: Oryx typically live in large groups of 20-40
animals or more.
Main feeding time: Day
Size: Height at shoulder - 36-54 inches, Horn length -
Gestation: approximately 240 days
Number of young at birth: single young
Diet: grasses, shrubs, succulent bulbs