Addax nasomaculatus

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Quick Facts
Height: 4.5' to 5.5'
Weight: 135 to 280 lbs
Wild diet: Grass, leaves and bushes of trees
Zoo Diet: Herbivore grain, carrots, sweet potatoes, and grass hay.
Distribution: Saraha Desertland - Sahel region
Habitat: Sand and stony deserts

Addax have comparatively heavy bodies and large heads, on top of which they have impressive spiraling horns. In the summer, they have light-colored coats, but in the winter they become darker in color. Addax are marked with white on their legs and bellies, but their foreheads are brown.

Status in the Wild


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