SCIMITAR HORNED(oryx dammah)

Estado: Stock available

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ORIX CIMITARRA
  (oryx dammah)

 

ESTADO DE LA ESPECIE
                                                                                                                                                                                                                     
                                   

UICN: considered extinct in his natural habitat

CITES: not allowed to be exploited for domestic use

     
     KINGDOM: Animalia.             FILO: Chordata.
     CLASS: Mammalia.
     ORDER: Artiodactyla.
     FAMILY: Bovidae.
     GENUS: Oryx.
     DISTRIBUTION: Sáhara (norte de África).
     HABITAT: DESSERTS AND ROCKY MOUNTAINS
     HIGHT OF CROSS: 1’10 – 1’20 cm.
     LENTH: 1’5 – 2’4 m.
     TAIL: 45 – 90 cm.
     HORNS: 1 m aprox.
     WEIGHT: 100 – 210 kg.
     PREGNANCY: 250 – 270 DAYS.
     OFFSPRINGS: 1.
     LIFE: 16 – 20 YEARS.

      Both male and female have long horns.
      They travel in groups of 20-40 members when they give birth they abandon the gropup for a few hours .

       It feeds morning and afternoon during the day it stays in the shade its diet is plants,leaves,branches...

      They tryd to breed for meat but was to agressive to have as a domestic animal.

       Their are organizations working on this species