Arabian Oryx Sanctuary - Oman - delisted. The World Heritage Committee deleted the property because of Oman's decision to reduce the size of the protected area by 90%, in contravention of the Operational Guidelines of the Convention. This was seen by the Committee as destroying the outstanding universal value of the site which was inscribed in 1994.
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Arabian Oryx -- Due to hunting, the Arabian oryx was extinct in the wild by the early 1970s, but was saved in zoos and private preserves and reintroduced into the wild starting in 1980. It is still vulnerable to extinction, but in Texas herds have been introduced so you can hunt these extremely rare animals.
An Arabian Oryx in the Arabian Oryx Sanctuary in Umm Al-Zamool, 290 kilometers south of Abu Dhabi, near the border with Oman and Saudi Arabia, on March 1, 2016. The sanctuary which is reserve for many different animals stretches over an estimated area of 8,900 square kilometers and currently hosts nearly 155 Arabian Oryx, which were reintroduced into the its natural habitat in the U.A.E in a five-year conservation plan launched by the U.A.E's late ruler Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan.
ARABIAN ORYX At one time extinct in the wild, this desert antelope can once again be seen wandering the dry Arabian Peninsula. The Arabian oryx is an antelope that is highly specialised for its harsh desert environment