The Arabian tahr or al wa’al al’arabi is a type of wild goat that only occurs in Oman and in the United Arab Emirates close to the Oman border.



Wadi Sareen Reserve

About one hundred years ago, Surgeon Lieutenant-Colonel A.S.G. Jayakar collected two skulls of a goat-like creature known to the people of northern Oman as the "waal".

Arabian Tahr

'With a total population of about 2,000 it is one of the rarest mammals in the world.



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