dorcas gazelle


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dorcas gazelle

a small North African gazelle; called also Gazella dorcas.
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Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, the UAE, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, and parts of Syria, Jordan and Iraq are such pockets of the Arabian Peninsula from where animals such as the Syrian wild ass, the Arabian ostrich and the Arabian Dorcas Gazelle have become extinct today.
Other than for the dedicated amateur and professional naturalist, sightings of most of the canine, feline and other species, such as the delightful Rock Hyrax and Dorcas Gazelle, illustrated in Egypt's Flora and Fauna are very rare.
Now brave Bonita, the first Dorcas Gazelle to be born in Britain, is set to make a full recovery and should be walking unaided in six weeks.