The African exhibit is one of the zoo's most popular exhibits, with a total of eight mammal species, which include the Nubian giraffe, the Southern White rhinoceros, Grant's zebra, the fringe-eared oryx, the Mhorr
gazelle, the Dama gazelle, the Thompson gazelle, as well as two bird species, that is, the marabou stock and ostrich.
Summary: AL AIN - The Al Ain Zoo has launched a competition on Facebook and Twitter inviting fans and followers to submit their unique and creative ideas to name the recently-born Mhorr gazelle.
Dr Arshad Toosy, Manager, Veterinary Operations at the Al Ain Zoo, said that Mhorr gazelle is the largest of the true gazelles.
He is a Mhorr gazelle and the newest addition to the zoo's world renowned antelope and gazelle collection.
Dr Arshad Toosy, manager, veterinary operations at Al Ain Zoo, said the Mhorr gazelle is the largest of the true gazelles.
Al Ain Veterinarians at Al Ain Zoo have saved a new-born Mhorr gazelle, a criticially endangered species, that was rendered helpless by his mother's death soon after birth.
Mhorr gazelle, a western sub-species of the Dama gazelle, once lived in the Sahara desert region that lies in Morocco.
This strategy enables the calf to maintain contact with the rest of the Mhorr gazelles.
A record number of young antelope were raised including 16 Scimitar-horned oryx, 27 Arabian oryx, ten Beisa oryx, four Addax, three Chad dama gazelles, six Mhorr dama gazelles and six Speke's gazelles.
The Scimitar-horned oryx and Mhorr gazelle are extinct in the wild and only survive in captivity, making AWPR's herds extraordinarily valuable.