Monthly Archives: May 2016

Fossil Rim factors into scimitar-horned oryx reintroduction

On the other side of the world, animals that have been extinct in the wild since 2000 are mere months away from roaming freely in their native land once again. The first 25 of 500 scimitar-horned oryx set for reintroduction into Chad arrived in the country March 14. The project’s driving force is the Environmental […]

GPS collars assessed ahead of oryx reintroduction

With scimitar-horned oryx declared Extinct in the Wild in 2000 on the IUCN Red List, the prospect of a reintroduction to their native Chad, Africa had interested parties across the world ready to pool their efforts. However, such a significant undertaking required plenty of planning. In fact, a multi-month study was conducted at Fossil Rim […]