Order : Artiodactyla
Family : Bovidae
Subfamily : Hippotraginae
Genus : Oryx


Animals in the genus Oryx

Scimitar-horned oryx
Facts about the genus Oryx, the oryxes

Oryxes are large African antelopes that inhabit arid grasslands and deserts, areas of thick brush, and rocky hillsides.

The Gesmbok, like other Oryxes, are stocky animals 102-120 cm (40-47 inches) tall at the shoulder.

An Oryx is Not a Vacuum: environmentalstudiespapers.

htm) is that "ORYX is the name of the Joint Commission's initiative to integrate performance measures into the accreditation process.

Notice how the line encompassing the antelopes varies in its thickness as opposed to that encompassing the Oryxes is mechanical and does not vary.

Oryx is clearly beautiful, and clearly beyond the understanding of anyone in the text; or of the text itself, which cannot allow too much reality into its cod-dystopian remit, into its sci-fi-in-bondage gaze upward from the deep past toward the aged props of yesterday.

Oryxes are creatures of the open desert being able to live in areas without trees or standing water.

Other oryxes are much like their big relative the gemsbok.

The Arabian and scimitar-horned oryxes are listed as endangered species.

The smallest species, the Arabian oryx, is almost extinct, and another, the scimitar-horned oryx of the Sahara is also on the endangered list.

Trade in Arabian Oryxes is banned under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species, a 1973 agreement that now includes 124 member nations.

An Oryx is one of three or four large antelope species of the genus Oryx, typically having long straight nearly upright horns. (Wiki)

Since then, monument and state Game people have been claiming that the oryxes are a nuisance because they eat up all the vegetation inside the monument. (Full text)

State bureaucrats say that killing the oryxes is the most efficient and least costly way of getting the animals out of the monument. (Full text)

Although oryxes are not born with horns, the horns begin to appear when they are between three and six weeks. (Full text)

Your second picture of "oryxes" are actually addax, a kind of African desert antelope (Arabian oryx, the kind found at Living Desert, are from the Middle East). (Full text)

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