Member States

​Please find below our ten member states

  • Bahrain

    bahrain
    Total number of recorded Arabian Oryx:
    153
    Number of males:
    6
    Number of females:
    10
    Number of unknown:
    137

    The initial steps to save Arabian oryx from extinction in Bahrain started in 1978 when a...

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  • Iraq

    iraq
    Total number of recorded Arabian Oryx:
    NA
    Number of males:
    NA
    Number of females:
    NA
    Number of unknown:
    NA

    Historic records have confirmed that oryx freely roamed the Iraq deserts. Scientific...

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  • Jordan

    jordan
    Total number of recorded Arabian Oryx:
    120
    Number of males:
    52
    Number of females:
    68
    Number of unknown:
    NA

    Arabian oryx were extirpated in Jordan in the 1930s due to several factors including...

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  • Kuwait

    kuwait
    Total number of recorded Arabian Oryx:
    17
    Number of males:
    6
    Number of females:
    11
    Number of unknown:
    NA

    Arabian oryx formerly occurred in the deserts of western Kuwait but have long been...

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  • Oman

    oman
    Total number of recorded Arabian Oryx:
    1038
    Number of males:
    417
    Number of females:
    519
    Number of unknown:
    102

    The last wild oryx in Oman was reportedly poached in 1972. A reintroduction project was...

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  • Qatar

    qatar
    Total number of recorded Arabian Oryx:
    1546
    Number of males:
    653
    Number of females:
    893
    Number of unknown:
    NA

    Some Arabian oryx were brought to Qatar from the Rub Al Khali (Empty Quarter) in the...

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  • Saudi Arabia

    saudi arabia
    Total number of recorded Arabian Oryx:
    1506
    Number of males:
    118
    Number of females:
    163
    Number of unknown:
    1225

    The first reintroduction of Arabian oryx in Saudi Arabian occurred in 1986 in Mahazat Al...

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  • Syria

    syria
    Total number of recorded Arabian Oryx:
    70
    Number of males:
    20
    Number of females:
    10
    Number of unknown:
    40

    Al Talila Reserve, 30 km south-east of Tadmur (Palmyra) was established in 1991 as part...

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  • UAE

    uae
    Total number of recorded Arabian Oryx:
    7411
    Number of males:
    2348
    Number of females:
    2914
    Number of unknown:
    2149

    Arabian oryx formerly occurred in the deserts of the western UAE. The late Sheikh Zayed...

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  • Yemen

    yemen
    Total number of recorded Arabian Oryx:
    1
    Number of males:
    1
    Number of females:
    NA
    Number of unknown:
    NA

    Arabian oryx occurred historically in areas bordering the Rub Al Khali (Empty Quarter) in...

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