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tahr

short-horned, goat-like wild antelope. Called also Hemitragus spp.
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The Arabian tahr is one of the indigenous species of the Al Hajar mountains range, which stretches between the UAE and Oman.
Current investigation has been motivated by rainfall data for the understanding of long-term spatial and temporal dynamics in the TAHR basin where annual rainfall data are investigated.
Tahr asserted that because of the newspaper's objectivity and independence, it faced much danger from the previous regime.
The species with the highest probable rates of extinction were large-bodied animals such as the wild buffalo (66 percent), habitat specialists such as the goat-like Nilgiri tahr (71 percent) and the swamp deer (90 percent), and rare species had higher probabilities of extinction such as the Asiatic lions of Gir Forest (96 percent).
Tahr Khan Sabari was cut by the glass but not seriously injured, ministry spokesman Zemeri Bashary said.
Studies indicate that Jebel Hafit is habitat to around 118 species of plant, 18 species of mammal (including the Arabian tahr, an endangered wild goat and some living troglobites, which might be unique to the ancient cave passages in Jebel Hafit), 140 species of bird (including the threatened Egyptian vulture) and over 10 different species of reptiles.
Named after the region of its focus, the Wadi Wuraya Mountain Protected Area Project is a three-year initiative aimed to create a protected area to help conserve water pools, hot springs, rare species of Arabian wildlife - which include the Arabian nimr (leopard), Arabian tahr (wild goat), Caracal lynx and Blanford's fox, all nestled in the 120 square kilometre bosom of Fujairah's extensive mountain ranges.
Mae'r gafrewigod yn cynnwys anifeiliaid mor wahanol a'r tahr Himalaiaidd (Hemitragus jemlahicus), defaid Barbari (Ammotragus lervia) a'r alpafr (Capra ibex).
With It "psychological barriers" like moats in place of cages, deer can wander right up to visitors on the tram or one of the walks that passes tigers, rhinos, the Himalayan tahr and even giraffes.
Our protected areas were established to protect Dubai's main threatened species which inhabit them, which include Arabian Tahr, Hawksbill Turtle and Houbara and we should put high priority into conserving these species for us and for generations to come," she added.