Gazella dorcas

The dorcas gazelle (Gazella dorcas), also known as the ariel gazelle, is small, inhabits North African and Middle Eastern deserts, stands about 55–65 cm at the shoulder, with a head and body length of 90–110 cm and a weight of 15–20 kg. and can survive without drinking, taking moisture from its food. When conditions are harsh, dorcas gazelles live in pairs, but when conditions are more favourable they occur in family herds with one adult male, several females and young.



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