"Look at Those Ears!!"
The Fringed-eared oryx (Oryx gazella cullotis) have horns in both sexes. The males are a little heavier with thicker necks and horns. They inhabit scrub country, but are most at home on level plains. They are mainly grazers, but will browse a little. Like the camel, they can allow body temperature to rise 9 degrees higher during the day before having to use nasal panting and sweating to cool themselves. At night their temperatures return to normal. They are nomadic and gregarious in mixed herds which is unusual in antelopes. Also unusual is the lack of serious injury from those dangerous looking horns during ritual infighting.
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