Facts about the scimitar horned oryx.
The Scimitar Horned Oryx is a member of the antelope family and is easily distinguishable because of its distinct white coat. The length of this animal is 4 feet and can weigh up to a maximum of 450 pounds. Most commonly this species of antelope is found in Africa and deserts.
During the gestation period of 9 months the female Scimitar Horned Oryx can produce a total of 1 young. The life expectancy for this species of antelope is 21 years and they reach their sexual maturity at the age of 2. They travel in herds of 21-42 and have been seen in herds of 1001.