Order : Artiodactyla
Family : Bovidae
Subfamily : Antilopinae
Species : Gazella arabica
The Arabian gazelle is listed as Extinct (EX), there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
Namings for the Arabian gazelleA young / baby of a Arabian gazelle is called a 'calf'.
Facts about the Arabian gazelle
The Arabian Gazelle is common in the desert, but due to superb camouflage, is sometimes rather difficult to see.
While breaches of the law still sometimes occur, a combination of legal pressure and persuasive education is gradually getting the message across, and the available scientific evidence suggests that some of the country's wildlife, such as the Cape hare and the Arabian gazelle, is already benefiting.
The graceful Arabian Gazelle is the most commonly seen wild animal, Wildly dispersed they are seen in largest numbers in areas of recent rainfall.
The Arabian Gazelle is known locally as 'dhabi', and has given its name to the country's capital, Abu Dhabi (Father of, or Possession of, the Gazelle).
Sand gazelles and other local Arabian gazelles are often infected with sarcocystis parasites (Mohammed et al.More animals beginning with A