Preserving the addax, a desert survivalist

The addax could be mistaken for a ghostly mirage in the Sahara Desert. But this antelope is perfectly adapted to survive harsh conditions there. Now, it's on the verge of extinction thanks to poaching and habitat loss.

Deutsche Welle

Last updated on 21 September 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Habitat loss and degradation
Species: 
Addax nasomaculatus