Arabian Tahr

Fact: Endemic to the Hajjar Mountains in Oman and the UAE. Arabian Tahrs are primarily browsers, feeding on a variety of fruits, leaves & grasses.

Habitat: Desert surroundings characterized by low rainfall and poor forage production.

Threats: Poaching, habitat degradation, competition with feral and domestic livestock and domestive livestock diseases.

Range: Oman and UAE.

Additional information: They are known to change from diurnal in the winter to nocturnal in the summer, due to the large range of seasonal temperatures.