Scimitar Horned Oryx

Scimitar Horned Oryx

  • Numbers: Low
  • Weight: 180 – 230 kg (396 – 506 lb.)
  • Shoulder height: 135 cm (54 in.)
  • SCI: 52 and a half in.
  • Rowland Ward: 50 and one-eighth in.
  • Females horns? Yes


A beautiful animal with long scimitar-shaped horns. A large antelope, pale in color except for its reddish brown neck and chest. The face is white with brownish markings. Both sexes have horns.


Semi-desert areas, seldom entering any true desert areas.