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Antelope births at Al Ain wildlife park 2010

Discussion in 'United Arab Emirates' started by kiang, 8 Jan 2011.

  1. kiang

    kiang Well-Known Member

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    The year 2010 marked one of AWPR's best recorded year for antelope births, with a record number of young antelope raised, including 16 Scimitar-horned oryx, 27 Arabian oryx, 10 Beisa oryx, four Addax, three Chad dama gazelles, six Mhorr dama gazelles and six Speke's gazelles.

    gulfnews : 2010 best year for antelope, gazelle births in Al Ain park
     
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    I cannot wait for them to start a breeding programme for Arabian leopards soon. Familiar with the place since 1978. It has come a long way since back then.
     
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    Does the Al Ain Zoo still have Chinkara gazelles (Gazella benneti), I saw them listed on Zootierliste, but I cant find them listed on the zoo's website, anyways Middle eastern zoos seem to be very good at Gazelle husbandry for many species !!!
     
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    What a great experience to see them being born, it means that they are healthy and that they have been kept under good care :)
     
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    They do indeed still have them.
     
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    I see that they got male gazelles from Wadi Al Safa Wildlife Centre in Dubai, a place I've never heard of but I assume it's a private facility and not open to the public. It does have a few interesting species though so would be good to see.