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Animals in Oman
Oman, surprisingly, has a diverse dimension of animals in the country. It is located in the Middle East. Most of Oman's animals are adapted to the live in desert.In the recent years there have been strict measures taken against hunting animals in order to stop the extinction of animals that are currently in vulnerable status. Currently, there is absolutely no killing of wildlife animals. There have been over 400 types of birds recorded in Omar.
Currently one of the most renowned animals in Oman is the
Arabian oryx
Arabian Oryx, which can also be found in the neighboring countries.
Nubian ibex
Nubian Ibex is particularly found in the Middle Eastern countries and is also common in Oman. One of Oman's native animals that is quite special to Oman is the
Arabian tahr
Arabian Tahr. It mainly lives in the mountains and is very much adapted to deserts.
One of Oman's native animals is Canis lupus Arabs, which is also known as the Arabian Wolf. They look somewhat like dogs, but unlike the original wolves they do not howl nor do they walk in groups. One can find them in groups of 4-5. Oman also has most of the Arabian Leopards whose number dropped to 200. The
Caracal Lynx, which is a fox-like animal, is also popularly known in Oman. It is obvious from their skin color that they have been living in the desert for some time (sandy colored fur). The Arabian Fox or Vulpes vulpes Arabica is also common in Oman. They usually live in the deserts and have very strong immune system.

Click here for a list of endangered animals in Oman.
Even-toed ungulates in Oman
Nubian ibex
Goitered gazelle
Arabian tahr
Arabian oryx
Carnivores in Oman
African caracal
Sand cat
Wild cat
Afghan fox
White-tailed mongoose
Honey badger
Striped hyaena
Common genet
Asiatic jackal
Arctic wolf
Dolphins, porpoises, and whales in Oman
False killer whale
Chinese white dolphin
Bridled dolphin
Pygmy killer whale
Euphrosyne dolphin
Long-beaked dolphin
Rough-toothed dolphin
Grey dolphin
Pygmy sperm whale
Fraser's dolphin
Blainville's beaked whale
Black finless porpoise
Bats in Oman
Blasius's horseshoe bat
Geoffroy's horseshoe bat
Botta's serotine
Lesser mouse-tailed bat
Sind bat
Greater mouse-tailed bat
Small mouse-tailed bat
Egyptian free-tailed bat
Persian trident bat
Geoffroy's bat
Trident bat
Kuhl's pipistrelle
Hyraxes in Oman
Rock dassie
Rodents in Oman
Cheesman's gerbil
Wagner's gerbil
Pygmy gerbil
Baluchistan gerbil
Lesser egyptian jerboa
Arabian jird
Cairo spiny mouse
Golden spiny mouse
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