Species Oryx gazella (Linnaeus, 1758) (Gemsbok)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Artiodactyla
  • ---- family: Bovidae
  • ----- species: Oryx gazella
Characteristics:herbivore; height: 120 cm; the coat is light brown to ash grey with a black stripe along the flanks and on the back; white face with black patches on the snout and high on the forehead; both sexes have long straight horns; females are slightly smaller than males,
Countries:

BW
Botswana
NA
Namibia
ZA
South Africa
ZW
Zimbabwe
Ecoregions:

AT0702
Angolan Mopane woodlands
AT0709
Kalahari Acacia-Baikiaea woodlands
AT1309
Kalahari xeric savanna
AT1310
Kaokoveld desert
AT1316
Namibian savanna woodlands
Links:
References:Cillié 1997: 32
Date: 2011-03-29
Place: near Ngwatle, Kgalagadi district, Botswana
Creator: Güldemann/Naumann
Permission: Public Domain
Date: 2009-03-28
Place: near Tweerivieren Camp, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa
Creator: Taa DoBeS team (Boden/Güldemann/Naumann)
Permission: Public Domain
Date: 2009-03-28
Place: near Tweerivieren Camp, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa
Creator: Taa DoBeS team (Boden/Güldemann/Naumann)
Permission: Public Domain

Date: 2009-03-29
Place: Auob river, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa
Creator: Taa DoBeS team (Boden/Güldemann/Naumann)
Permission: Public Domain
Date: 2011-03-29
Place: near Ngwatle, Kgalagadi district, Botswana
Creator: Güldemann/Naumann
Permission: Public Domain
Date: 2009-03-29
Place: Auob river, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa
Creator: Taa DoBeS team (Boden/Güldemann/Naumann)
Permission: Public Domain

Date: 2010-05-05
Place: Zoo Berlin, Germany
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain
Source: wikimedia
Date: 2007-06-30
Place: Etosha National Park, Namibia
Creator: Hans Hillewaert
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License
Date: 2009-03-28
Place: near Tweerivieren Camp, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa
Creator: Taa DoBeS team (Boden/Güldemann/Naumann)
Permission: Public Domain

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