The UAE will host Expo 2020!
  • Arabic
Supported by the UAE National Media Council

Nubian giraffe born in Al Ain zoo

posted on 25/02/2003: 4917 views


A Nubian giraffe, which is considered an endangered species, was born in Al Ain Zoo recently taking its number to 14, said Sultan Al Darmaki, Director of the Al Ain Zoo Department. Al Ain Zoo is world leader in breeding and conserving Nubian giraffes and other endangered species, said Al Darmaki. The Nubian giraffes are proliferating, he said, adding that with the newborn the number of Nubian giraffes has reached 14 - three of them females. The zoo also has one of the largest numbers of Nubian giraffes, noted Dr Nashat. (The Gulf News)



RELATED ARTICLES

24 August 2016 Ministry of Climate Change and Environment, Al Ain Zoo sign MoU
08 August 2016 Elusive Arabian sand cat photographed in Abu Dhabi’s Western Region
02 August 2016 Al Ain Zoo's most-loved gorilla, Lady, passes away
01 August 2016 Hamdan bin Rashid approves works on main building for Safari Park project
19 July 2016 EAD completes scientific assessment of the genetic diversity of sand gazelle population in Abu Dhabi forests