Sep 242015

Scimitar Oryx

The scimitar oryx or scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah), also known as the Sahara oryx, is a species of Oryx now extinct in the wild. It formerly inhabited all of North Africa. This spiral-horned antelope stands a little more tan 3.3 ft at the shoulder. The males weigh 310-460 lb. and the females weigh 201-309 lb. […]

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Sep 232015


The springbok (Antidorcas marsupialis) is a medium-sized brown and white antelope-gazelle of southwestern Africa. It is extremely fast and can reach speeds of 55 mph and can leap 13 feet through the air. The common name “springbok” comes from the Afrikaans and Dutch words spring = jump and bok = male antelope or goat. Springboks […]

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Sep 222015


The blackbuck (Antilope Cervicapra) is an ungulate species of antelope native ot the Indian subcontinent that has been listed as Near Threatened on the IUCN Rest List since 2003, as its range has decrease sharply during the 20th Century. The native population is stable, with and estimated 50,000 individuals as of 2001. Blackbucks generally resemble […]

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Sep 212015

Axis Deer

The chital or cheetal (Axis axis), also known as chital deer, spotted deer or axis deer, is a deer which commonly inhabits wooded regions of India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan and in small numbers in Pakistan. The male Axis averages about 35 inches tall at the shoulder, with a total length of 67 inches. […]

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Sep 202015

Fallow Deer

The fallow deer (Dama Dama) is a ruminant mammal belonging to the family Cervidae. This common species is native to western Eurasia, but has been introduced widely to other countries including the United States. Adult bucks are 55 to 63 inches long with 33 to 37 inches shoulder height, and typically 130 to 220 lbs […]

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Sep 192015

Dama Gazelle

The dama gazelle, addra gazelle, or mhorr gazelle (Nanger dama, formerly Gazella dama) is a species of gazelle that lives in Africa in the Sahara desert and the Sahel. This critically endangered species has disappeared from most of its former range due to overhunting and habitat loss. Natural populations only remain in Chad, Mali, and […]

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Sep 172015


The addax (addax nasomaculatus), also known as the white antelope and the screwhorn antelope, is an antelope of the genus Addax that lives in the Sahara desert. It was first describe by Henri de Blainville in 1816. As suggested by its alternative name, this pale antelope has long, twisted horns – typically 22 to 31 […]

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