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Abu Dhabi: Sir Bani Yas Island, the award-winning nature reserve developed by the Tourism Development & Investment Company (TDIC) of Abu Dhabi, has witnessed the birth of an endangered Arabian tahr, bringing the total population of the species at the wildlife reserve to four.
Information from these camera traps is going to speed up bringing the Arabian Tahr back to the UAE by increasing the rate at which photographic data of wildlife and potential poachers can be analysed by experts," he said.
In the study area of Wadi Sareen, camera-trapping and safe physical trapping of Arabian tahr is determining population size, and rangers working in the Wadi Sareen Nature Reserve are actively involved in the project, contributing species data to the management and monitoring systems which have been put in place.
In the late 1990s, surveys by the Arabian Leopard Trust revealed Arabian Tahr on the upper slopes of Wadi Hayl (M.
One or two pages and a brief amount of text is devoted to each of several extraordinary creatures of the Tibetan plateau: the snow leopard, Tibetan wolf, wild yak, Himalayan tahr (a wild goat), golden snub-nosed monkey, black-necked crane, and more.
Artists have come together to paint on life-size models of the Arabian Tahr or ibex to raise awareness about the endangered animal.
Tahr remembered that Basharaheel used to edit his weekly newspaper from beginning to end.
Valuable images of various wildlife species in the area were captured in their natural habitat such as the caracal, red fox, Blanford's fox, Gordon's wildcat, Arabian tahr and Brandt's hedgehog, providing critical data and insights into the animals' behavior, the statement said.
Only the mountains, which are less accessible to vehicles, support remnant populations of wild sheep (Ovis vignei), tahr (Hemitragus jayakari), ibex, and Arabian leopards (Panthera pardus nimr), which stubbornly cling on, are surviving against the odds.
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miliaris in a similar way to that of the Nilgiri tahr (Nilgiritragus hylocrius), an endemic mountain goat of Western Ghats (Daniels 2006).