The Arabian oryx (Oryx leucoryx) is a type of antelope endemic to the Arabian peninsula, which became extinct in the wild in 1972. Following zoo breeding programs, the species was reintroduced to the wild in Qatar, Bahrain, Israel, Jordan and Saudi Arabia starting from the 1980s. One of the largest populations of Arabian oryx exists on Sir Bani Yas Island in the Abu Dhabi emirate.

01 Arabian Oryx 02 Arabian Oryx 03 Arabian Oryx 04 Arabian Oryx 05 African wild dog 06 Gemsbok
07 Gemsbok 08 Rhinoceros 09 Rhino 10 Rhinoceros 11 Rhino
12 Rhinoceros 13 Gazelle 14 Giraffe 15 Giraffe 16 Arabian mountain gazelles
17 Arabian mountain gazelles 18 Arabian Oryx 19 Springbok 20 Cuvier gazelle
21 Cuvier gazelle 22 Arabian Oryx 23 Arabian Oryx 24 Arabian Oryx 25 Arabian Oryx
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