Scimitar Horned Oryx

Scimitar Horned Oryx

FUN FACTS

  • An oryx with a broken horn is believed to have been the original unicorn!

  • Ancient Egyptians are believed to have domesticated these exotics using them for food and sacrifices to the gods.

  • Wealthy citizens of ancient Rome are also believed to have raised Scimitars.

  • Their meat is arguably the best game meat that there is – delicious!

  • Scimitar-Horned Oryxs are traditionally great plains animals; however, they have adapted to go everywhere at Ox Ranch, including our highest mountains!