King Salman bin Abdulaziz Royal Reserve Participates in Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) 2022

Saturday 1444/2/28 - 2022/09/24
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Riyadh, September 24, 2022, SPA – Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Ruler's Representative in the Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Emirates Falconers' Club (EFC), King Salman bin Abdulaziz Royal Reserve participates in the 19th Abu Dhabi International Hunting and Equestrian Exhibition (ADIHEX) 2022, from 26 September to 2 October 2022 at the at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) under the theme "SUSTAINABILITY & HERITAGE... A REBORN ASPIRATION".
The participation aims to showcase the world's fourth largest land reserve and the largest in the Middle East, characterized by a striking geographical diversity and various ancient inscription art sites in Kilwa and Jubbah, which is registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are the rarest endangered animals. It also holds the rarest endangered animals, such as Arabian oryx, Chlamydotis, and Reem gazelle in Harrat Al-Harra, Al-Tabayq as well as alkhanfa.
It also focuses on its unique natural treasures and characteristics besides raising awareness of the importance of wildlife and its role in maintaining environmental balance and biodiversity.
Accordingly, 50 of Arabian oryx, 100 Rim Antilopinae and 20 Nubian Ibex were launched in various locations of the Al-Tabayq Reserve. These efforts culminated in the birth of the first Arab Maha, the Arabian oryx on the reserve the first time after 90 years.
This launch is the first of the Arabian oryx in an open environment northwest of the Kingdom that is an ancient natural citizen of the oryx, as well as an enhanced launch of the pit and reem burden that has proved to be a distinct success in the mountains and plains of the King Salman Reserve, demonstrated by their natural breeding in the wild and increasing numbers.
Besides, during this month, the Reserve also launched an extensive survey of the Reserve's birds to observe migratory birds, winter visitors and residents species, and a detailed identification of their number and transit locations. The survey comes after discovering large numbers of nestled eagles in several places at the reserve.
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