SCIMITAR HORNED(oryx dammah)
Estado: Stock availableREF: 1
ESTADO DE LA ESPECIE
UICN: considered extinct in his natural habitat
CITES: not allowed to be exploited for domestic use
KINGDOM: Animalia. FILO: Chordata.
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.
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