The Scimitar Horned Oryx

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. 

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