Saudi gazelle

Saudi gazelle

Order : Artiodactyla
Family : Bovidae
Subfamily : Antilopinae
Species : Gazella saudiya


The Saudi gazelle is listed as Extinct in the Wild (EW), known only to survive in cultivation, in captivity or as a naturalized population (or populations) well outside the past range, on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Namings for the Saudi gazelle
A young / baby of a Saudi gazelle is called a 'calf'.
Saudi gazelle habitats
Desert and Hot Desert

Facts about the Saudi gazelle

Of the three known species of gazelle native to the kingdom, the 'afri, or Saudi gazelle (Gazella saudiya), is now extinct in the wild, the rheem, or sand gazelle (Gazella subgut-turosa marica) has survived only in two reserves in the north of the country, and the mountain gazelle holds out in small pockets in the highlands of the western shield. (Full text)

For instance, the main population of the Saudi gazelle is here and, in fact, a male and two females were sent to Saudi Arabia from the Al Ain Zoo stock.

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