Meet the Addax
The Addax, also known as the white antelope or the screwhorn antelope, is an antelope native to the Sahara Desert. The Addax is typically pale in color and has long, twisted horns ranging from 22 to 33 inches in length.
About the Addax
Addax are well-adapted to exist in a desert habitat, and they can live without water for long periods of time. They are native to the Sahara Desert in Africa. Addax are mainly active in the night, especially during the hot season. They are also able to track rainfall and will head to rainy areas where there is more vegetation. Social animals, they may live with others in herds of 5-20 individuals, both males and females.
|Height||3'1" to 3'9" (at the shoulder)|
|Weight||132 to 275 pounds|
|Diet||Grasses, leaves, herbs, bushes|
|Gestation Period||8.5-9 months|
|Life Span||19-25 years|
|Threats||Natural predators, poaching, habitat loss|
they are critically endangered
Addax are one of the world's most endangered animals due to unregulated hunting. Though they are extremely rare in their native habitat, they are quite common in captivity.
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