Scimitar oryx

(Reguidit frae Oryx dammah)

The scimitar oryx or scimitar-horned oryx (Oryx dammah), kent as the Sahara oryx an aw, is a species o Oryx extinct in the wild syne 2000.

Scimitar oryx
Adult at Taronga Zoo
Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Faimily: Bovidae
Subfaimily: Hippotraginae
Genus: Oryx
Species: O. dammah
Binomial name
Oryx dammah


  1. IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group (2008). "Oryx dammah". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2008. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Retrieved 9 September 2009. Cite has empty unkent parameter: |last-author-amp= (help)CS1 maint: ref=harv (link) Database entry includes justification for why this species is listed as extinct in the wild.