Addax why is it endangered?

Soldiers assigned to protect the oil wells have been hunting and poaching addaxes. Here is what we discovered. (Image credit: Chicago Zoological Society.) The addax is a species of antelope. Addaxes are also known as white antelopes and the screwhorn antelopes. They are critically endangered; there may be only three remaining in the wild. Extinction …

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What does addax eat?

The addax are herbivores and their diet consists of desert succulents, leaves, Aristida grasses, herbs, perennials and small bushes (if available). They also feed up on Parnicum grass whereby they will only eat the inner shoots and seeds and disregard the dry, outer leaves. One source claimed found across northern Africa in the past, on …

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