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Project Milestones​​​​ ​​​​​​​

FIRST SHIPMENT OF ORYX


Twenty-five Scimitar- horned Oryx (SHO) from the World Herd arrived safely to their natural habitat in Chad. The first shipment of Oryx will be fitted with GPS collars and held in a large fenced area to acclimatise prior to being released into the wild after the commencement of the rainy season when pasture is at its most abundant.Read more here

RELEASE OF FIRST ANIMALS

Twenty-five SHO were released back into the wild for the first time in 25 years. Our initial reports show that a herd of 19 animals have ranged over 45 km from the release site, and are staying together. They seem alert, healthy, calm and well adjusted, acclimatised to their new surroundings. Other individuals may be associating with wild Dama gazelles and displaying similar behaviours Read more here

SHO NEWBORN CALF (OCTOBER 2016)


A Scimitar-horned Oryx calf was born in its native land, in the Sahelian grasslands of Chad for the first time in nearly thirty years. The calf’s mother was part of the first herd that were translocated from the world herd at EAD’s breeding centre. Read more here

SECOND SHIPMENT OF ORYX

A herd of 25 SHO left Abu Dhabi to their homeland in Chad. This is the second shipment of Oryx that will soon be released back into the wild.​​​

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Project Milestones

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