Class: Mammalia, Order: Artiodactyla, Family: Bovidae
Species: Oryx leucoryx
Common Name: Arabian Oryx
Description: Arabian oryx in the wild were hunted to extinction but the species was saved through breeding programs such as the one at Al Areen that led to the reintroduction of Oryx on Hawar in 1994.
Information Source: Bahrain First National Report to the CBD (2006)