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Oryx

Oryx

All oryx species prefer near-desert conditions and can survive without water for long periods. They live in herds of up to 600 animals. Newborn calves are able to run with the herd immediately after birth. Both males and females possess permanent horns. The horns are narrow and straight except in the scimitar oryx, where they curve backward like a scimitar. The horns can be lethal: oryxes have been known to kill lions with them, and they are thus sometimes called saber antelopes (not to be confused with the sable antelope).
Info sourced from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oryx
Photo capture date & Location: 2020-02 Bushtime at Mabula

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