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tahr

short-horned, goat-like wild antelope. Called also Hemitragus spp.
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Apart from the Arabian tahrs, the breeding centre now houses sand foxes, carakals, Gordon's wild cats, Blanford's foxes and other animals.
There are 2,500 Arabian tahrs worldwide, but only 250 of them are adults.
Unlike other species of tahrs, the Arabian tahr is solitary or lives in small groups consisting of a female and a kid, or a male.
In the survey we found that there is a relationship between the kind of vegetations found in this altitude and Arabian Tahrs.
Tahrs and these domestic goats use same water holes and vegetation thus increasing the chances of sharing diseases.
Angie has joined 99 other tahrs born and conceived naturally since March this year, the largest live births of tahrs at the centre since 2003.
It is believed the remaining UAE Arabian tahrs seen in the wild -- about 10 of them -- are on Jebel Hafeet.
The Arabian Tahr, the Blanford's Fox, the Caracal and Gordon's Wildcat have been spotted here, as well as 14 new-to-science species of arthropods that were first described in the protected wadi.
Arras finds the tahrs much more clever than a goat or sheep.
Al Ain: Every Arabian tahr born at the Management of Nature Conservation (MNC) is precious, but there is one birth that officials will never forget.
The Management of Nature Conservation (MNC) at the foothills of Jebel Hafeet in Al Ain now houses 345 Arabian tahrs, believed to be the world's biggest Arabian tahr population in captivity.
The centre's current Arabian tahr population is a far cry from its starting point of only 10 Arabian tahrs in 2005.