Slender-Horned Gazelle

Slender-Horned Gazelle

Scientific Name

Gazella leptoceros

Range

Northern Africa

Habitats

Desert

What do they eat?

Herbivores; grasses, flowers, and leaves

Status

Endangered

Conservation Threats

Poaching and habitat loss

Fun Facts
  • Also called Rhim gazelle or Sand gazelle
  • Wide hooves allow for travel in the desert sand
  • Pale coat color helps to reflect the sun to prevent overheating
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