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Scimitar-horned Oryx

Posted by
B. Thomas (Arlington, Texas, United States) on 25 August 2019 in Animal & Insect.

Texas Safari Ranch
Scimitar-horned Oryx are medium-sized antelope often noted for it's long, thin, ringed horns that sweep back over their backs. Both sexes display horns.

By staying at Texas Safari Ranch, guests are able to see and get within a few feet of these exotic species, but are also helping maintain the care of the animals and the breeding programs to help these rare populations continue to grow and thrive.

NIKON D5500 1/400 second F/6.3 ISO 125 375 mm (35mm equiv.)

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Great animals and great work to preserve the species.

25 Aug 2019 5:38am

Devi from Chennai, India

Great image !! Lovely horns !!And thank you for that note :)))

25 Aug 2019 5:52am

jpla from St Barthélémy, France

Il pose pour toi

25 Aug 2019 7:02am

Ralf Kesper from Fröndenberg, Germany

Wonderful in this contrasting flowers. Top!

25 Aug 2019 7:54am

Michael Skorulski from Toronto, Canada

Wonderful sight.

25 Aug 2019 8:45am

By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

I see Oryx in namibia but in another colors. Nice capture Barbara

25 Aug 2019 9:59am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

lovely animal capture

25 Aug 2019 10:17am

Shaun from Massachusetts, United States

A real nice look at this animal. Excellent color.

25 Aug 2019 11:08am

Rose from Clinton, United States

What an amazing creature! I wonder if their horns are hollow....

25 Aug 2019 12:21pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

Beautiful creatures. AMazing horns.

25 Aug 2019 2:04pm

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Magnifique animal.

25 Aug 2019 2:15pm

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Magnifique animal.

25 Aug 2019 2:16pm

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

A nice and well timed shot and also nicely exposed.

25 Aug 2019 2:20pm

véronique cherpantier from SAUVETERRE DE GUYENNE, France

bel animal dans cet endroit bubolique

25 Aug 2019 2:43pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Those are amazing horns! A beautiful capture of these handsome antelope.

25 Aug 2019 4:29pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle corne et vue et image quelle compo ces cornes fine pointues glénai

25 Aug 2019 5:04pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful focus, DOF & colors!
L O V E L Y !

25 Aug 2019 5:34pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France


25 Aug 2019 7:26pm

Elaine Hancock from Olney, United States

A gorgeous image of this lovely creature. I like that they are standing in a field of flowers. What an amazing experience!

25 Aug 2019 10:27pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

what a stunning image

27 Aug 2019 8:29pm

1/400 second
ISO 125
375 mm (35mm equiv.)