Addax nasomaculatus

The Environment Agency — Abu Dhabi (EAD) announced that two Addax calves have been born in Chad. These calves are the first wild-born calves from a herd of 15 Addax, which were translocated from the United Arab Emirates to Chad in November 2019. These new-born calves give rise to renewed hope for the conservation of the Addax, which is on the verge of extinction.  Today, only 75 to 100 individuals remain in the wild.

10 Aug 2020

The 19th Meeting of the Sahelo-Saharan Interest Group took place in Gammarth, Tunisia from 30 April to 2 May 2019. The meeting was organized by the Sahara Conservation Fund and hosted by the Government of Tunisia. The objective of the meeting was to share experience on the conservation of Sahelo-Saharan species, which includes antelopes, giraffes and ostriches among others.

13 May 2019
Assessment information
CMS InstrumentsCMS, Sahelo-Saharan Megafauna
IUCN StatusCritically endangered
Date of entry in Appendix I1979
Geographic range
Countries Algeria (Status: Extinct), Chad (Status: Unknown), Egypt (Status: Extinct), Libya (Status: Extinct), Mauritania (Status: Unknown), Morocco (Status: Reintroduced), Niger (Status: Unknown), South Sudan (Status: Extinct), Sudan (Status: Extinct), Tunisia (Status: Reintroduced)
Common names
FrenchAddax Au Nez Tacheté
Scientific name Addax nasomaculatus
Authorde Blainville 1816
Standard referenceWilson, D.E. & Reeder, D.M. Eds., 2005. Mammal Species of the World. A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Third Edition. John Hopkins University Press


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Population per instrument
Instrument Population name
Sahelo-Saharan Megafauna

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