Welcome to the Arabian Oryx Project Website.

The Arabian Oryx Project was established in 1979 by the order of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said. Its aim was to re-establish a wild population of the Arabian oryx, which had become extinct in the wild throughout its range in Arabia.

This website tells the story of the return of the oryx and the establishment of a wild population in the Arabian Oryx Sanctuary. It also describes the ecology of the oryx and other wildlife of the Sanctuary. Other projects of the Office of the Adviser for Conservation of the Environment are also covered including the Arabian Tahr Project of the Wadi Sareen and the Arabian Leopard Project of Jabal Samhan Nature Reserve.



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Tuesday, July 22, 2003: Leopard article in Environment &Development magazine
Saturday, March 01, 2003: CAMP Workshop 23-26 March 2003
Saturday, March 01, 2003: Camera-trapping for leopard continues

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