Scimitar-horned Oryx Oryx dammah

Scimitar-horned Oryx
Scimitar Oryxes
Scimitar Oryx
The Scimitar-horned Oryx, also called the Scimitar Oryx, of North Africa is extinct in the wild. In addition to habitat loss it was hunted with cars and guns for its horns.
Scimitar-horned Oryx
Scimitar Oryx
Scimitar Oryx
Like other oryx, it can live in extreme desert heat by raising its body temperature and can cope with scarcity of water.
Scimitar-horned Oryxes
Scimitar Oryx
Scimitar Oryx
Like all oryx, both male and female have horns. The dark eye shadow is designed to look like a continuation of the horn (horn appearing even longer than it is).
Scimitar-horned Oryx juvenile The juvenile Oryx resembles a goat
Scimitar Oryx mother with calf/kid The young Oryx growing its horns
Scimitar Oryx calf The new-born calf is light brown