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East African oryx
Beisa Oryx, Samburu NR, Kenya.jpg
Beisa (Oryx beisa beisa)
Scienteefic clessification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Faimily: Bovidae
Subfaimily: Hippotraginae
Genus: Oryx
Species: O. beisa
Binomial name
Oryx beisa
Rüppell, 1835
Subspecies

O. b. beisa
O. b. callotis

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East African oryx range.[2]
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Enlarged distribution map.[2][3]

The East African oryx (Oryx beisa), kent as the beisa[4] an aw, is a species o antelope frae East Africae. It haes twa subspecies: the common beisa oryx (Oryx beisa beisa) foond in steppe an semidesert ootthrou the Horn o Africae an north o the Tana River, an the fringe-eared oryx (Oryx beisa callotis) sooth o the Tana River in soothren Kenyae an pairts o Tanzanie.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group (2008). "Oryx beisa". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2008. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Retrieved 13 November 2008. Database entry includes a brief justification of why this species is of Near Threatened.
  2. 2.0 2.1 IUCN (International Union for Conservation of Nature) 2008. Oryx beisa. In: IUCN 2015. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. "Archived copy". Archived frae the oreeginal on 27 June 2014. Retrieved 2014-06-27. . Downloaded on 14 July 2015.
  3. National Geophysical Data Center, 1999. Global Land One-kilometer Base Elevation (GLOBE) v.1. Hastings, D. and P.K. Dunbar. National Geophysical Data Center, NOAA. doi:10.7289/V52R3PMS [access date: 2015-03-16].
  4. Grubb, P. (16 November 2005). Wilson, D.E.; Reeder, D.M., eds. Mammal Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference (3rd ed.). Johns Hopkins University Press. ISBN 978-0-8018-8221-0. OCLC 62265494. 

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