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Oryx

Tracking Namibia's Rhinos

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 09.29.2012 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

I scan the ochre mountains and golden hills, dotted with acacias and low shrubs, hoping a rhino will materialize. A Steenbok, one of the smaller antelopes bounces around nearby.

Arabian 'Unicorn' Makes Remarkable Comeback

AP | MICHAEL CASEY | Posted 12.02.2011 | World

AL QOA, United Arab Emirates — Growing up in the Middle East, Myyas Ahmed al-Quarqaz only knew the Arabian oryx from postage stamps. The antelo...

Arabian 'Unicorn' Saved From Extinction

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 08.16.2011 | Green

GENEVA — The Arabian Oryx, whose distinctive horns are widely believed to have given rise to the unicorn legend, is back from the brink of extin...

Rare Oryx, Extinct In Wild, Born At National Zoo

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

FRONT ROYAL, Va. — The National Zoo says a scimitar-horned oryx has been born at its conservation center in Virginia – the zoo's first suc...