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2009-11-19 18:45:42

A series of studies carried out at the University of Haifa have found that rodent, reptile and ant lion species behave differently on either side of the Israel-Jordan border A series of studies carried out at the University of Haifa have found that rodent, reptile and ant lion species behave differently on either side of the Israel-Jordan border. "The border line, which is only a demarcation on the map, cannot contain these species, but the line does restrict humans and their diverse impact...


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Mountain Gazelle, Gazella gazelle
2012-06-25 17:06:01

The mountain gazelle (Gazella gazelle) occurs on the Arabian Peninsula, although its distribution is fragmented. It prefers a habitat within foothills, mountains, and coastal plains. These habitats depend on acacia trees, although this gazelle has difficulty residing in arid, hot areas. Typically, the mountain gazelle is a grazing species, but its diet can change depending food abundance. The IUCN has listed the mountain gazelle on its Red List as “Vulnerable”. The current population...

Cuvier's Gazelle, Gazella cuvieri
2012-06-20 15:24:04

Cuvier's gazelle (Gazella cuvieri) is also known as the edmi and is native to Africa. Its range includes Morocco, Tunisia, and Algeria, through the Atlas Mountains in northwestern Africa. It prefers a habitat within stony or sandy hills and plateaus, but it will reside pine forests or recovering forests. Some experts do not classify it within the typical gazelle genus, but in the Trachelocele genus. Cuvier's gazelle is small in stature, reaching an average height of 4.2 feet and a weight...

Grant’s Gazelle, Nanger granti
2012-06-15 12:08:26

Grant’s gazelle (Nanger granti) is native to Africa. Its northern range of Tanzania extends south to Ethiopia and the Sudan, and from the coast of Kenya to Lake Victoria. It prefers habitats within shrub lands and grass plains, but can also be found in regions that are more arid. In Swahili, Grant’s gazelle is called Swala Granti. It was placed within the Nanger subgenus of the genus Gazella, before Nanger became a separate genus. Grant’s gazelle holds five recognized subspecies. The...

Dorcas Gazelle, Gazella dorcas
2012-05-23 13:43:31

Dorcas Gazelle (Gazella dorcas) is also commonly called the Ariel gazelle. It can be found in many places in Africa and Arabia, preferring wadis, grassland, steppe, semi-desert, and mountain desert climates. There are six recognized subspecies of the Dorcas gazelle, and the Saudi gazelle that is now extinct is thought to have been another subspecies. Dorcas gazelles have an average height reaching between 1.8-2.1 feet and they can reach an average weight of up to forty-four pounds. They...

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2007-10-23 14:00:57

The Rhim Gazelle (Gazella leptoceros), also known as the Slender-horned Gazelle or the Sand Gazelle, is a slender gazelle, most adapted to desert life. The Rhim Gazelle is found in isolated pockets across the central Sahara Desert. The extreme heat of this environment limits their feeding to the early morning and evening and it gains most of its water requirements from dew and plant moisture, relying little on open water sources. It is a nomadic species moving across its desert range in...

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