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Herbivores

Oryx

Conservation status

Least Concern

Life span

12 – 15 years

Height

1 m - 1.2 m

Length

1.4 – 2.4 m

Weight

70 – 300 kg

Native habitat

Oryx are found in desert, steppe and savanna ecosystems of Africa and the Middle East.

Diet

Herbivores

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Oryx gazella gazella

Oryx is a genus consisting of four large antelope species called oryxes. Three of them are native to arid parts of Africa, and the fourth to the Arabian Peninsula. Their fur is pale with contrasting dark markings in the face and on the legs, and their long horns are almost straight.

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