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Scimitar Horned Oryx

• A desert antelope, native to Africa
• One of 4 species of oryx formerly inhabiting the whole of North Africa. Today they are classified as Extinct in the Wild (EW)
• Approximately 3.28 feet at shoulder, weighing approximately 390 to 440 pounds
• White coat with reddish-brown chest and black markings on forehead and length of nose. Horns are long, thin, and symmetrical. They curve backwards and can reach 3 to 4.1 feet on both males and females. Can live up to 28 years old. Female maturity is 639 days. Gestation is 247 days. Horns can reach 50 inches.
• Can survive without water for many weeks because their kidneys prevent loss of water from urination and they can modify their body temperature to avoid perspiration.
• A global captive breeding program initiated in the 1960s. In 1996, 2145 were on ranches in Texas.

 Just one of the exotic game that's available to hunt at Hoffman Ranch. Contact Hoffman Ranch for a Scimitar Horned Oryx hunting trip.