Arabie oryx

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Arabie oryx
Arabian oryx (oryx leucoryx).jpg
A Arabie oryx in Dubai Desert Conservation Reserve, Unitit Arab Emirates.
Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Faimily: Bovidae
Subfaimily: Hippotraginae
Genus: Oryx
Species: O. leucoryx
Binomial name
Oryx leucoryx
Pallas, 1777

The Arabie oryx or white oryx (Oryx leucoryx) is a middlin-sisit antelope wi a distinct shoulder bump, lang, straicht horns, an a tuftit tail.[2] It is a bovid, an the smawest member o the Oryx genus, native tae desert an steppe auries o the Arabie Peninsula.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group (2017). "Oryx leucoryx". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T15569A50191626.
  2. Talbot, Lee Merriam (1960). A Look at Threatened Species. The Fauna Preservation Society. pp. 84–91.