31 October 2004
Yotvata National Nature Reserve, Arava, Israel
Acacia gazelles (Gazella gazella acaciae), an exceptionally rare subspecies of mountain gazelles (Gazella gazella). This critically endangered subspecies seems to have been isolated since the last ice age, they are quite distinct genetically. There are only about 20 individuals left in the wild.
David Blank (photographer; copyright holder; identification)
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