Shaumari Wildlife Reserve

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Shaumari Wildlife Reserve

The Shaumari Reserve is a breeding center for some of the most endangered and rare wildlife in the Middle East. In this small reserve there is a large herd of magnificent Arabian Oryx, a species that was once on the verge of extinction.
The Reserve was created in 1975 by the RSCN as a breeding center for endangered or locally extinct wildlife. Today, following breeding programs with some of the world’s leading wildlife parks and zoos, this small, 22 sq km reserve is a thriving protected environment for some of the most rare species of animals in the Middle East.
Oryx, ostriches, gazelles and onagers – which are depicted on many 6th century Byzantine mosaics – are rebuilding their populations and reasserting their presence in this safe haven, protected from hunting and habitat destruction that nearly wiped them out.

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Oryx Safari Trip
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