Addax nasomaculatus

Body Length:4'6"–5'6"
Weight:135–280 lbs
Geographic Distribution:Sahara Desert and Sahel region
Habitat:Sand and stony deserts
Wild Diet:Grass, leaves of bushes and trees
Zoo Diet:Herbivore grain, carrots, sweet potatoes, and grass hay
Status in the Wild:Critically Endangered
Location:Hoofed Animals

Addax have comparatively heavy bodies and large heads, on top of which they have impressive spiraling horns. In the summer, they have light-colored coats, but in the winter they become darker in color. Addax are marked with white on their legs and bellies, but their foreheads are brown.