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Addax  Addax,Addax nasomaculatus Click/tap to enlarge


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  1. Thank you for introducing this species, Graeme! As you know we're always collecting species here. We got 2,366 right now. Posted 9 years ago, modified 9 years ago
    1. I am glad to help along with everyone else Posted 9 years ago

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The addax , also known as the white antelope and the screwhorn antelope, is an antelope of the genus ''Addax'', that lives in the Sahara desert. It was first described by Henri de Blainville in 1816. As suggested by its alternative name, this pale antelope has long, twisted horns - typically 55 to 80 cm in females and 70 to 85 cm in males. Males stand from 105 to 115 cm at the shoulder, with females at 95 to 110 cm . They are sexually dimorphic, as the females are smaller than males. The colour.. more

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
Species identified by Graeme Ruck
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By Graeme Ruck

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Uploaded Jul 31, 2013. Captured Aug 21, 2011 12:09.
  • Canon EOS 1000D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/1024s
  • ISO400
  • 135mm