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Slender-horned Gazelle at The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens. Click to see more.

Slender-horned Gazelle

Gazella leptoceros

Family

Bovidae, The cow and goat family.

Conservation Status

Endangered, IUCN.

Distribution

Africa, The Sahara Desert west of the Nile River.

Habitat

Sandy lowlands and dunes.

Factoid

In Arabic, “ghazal” means “bright-eyed.”
Due to heavy storm erosion, our hiking trails will be closed until further notice. The Zoo is still open.