Scientific name: Addax nasomaculatus

Place of Origin: Northern Africa
Lifespan (in wild): 19 Years
Weight: 130 to 200 lbs
Body size: 37 to 43 in
Diet: Herbivore

Fun Facts

  • Addax talk to each other by making snorting sounds.
  • Addax get all their water from the food they eat. They do not need to go to water to drink.
  • Addaxes change the color of their coat depending on the temperature.

Conservation Status

Critically Endangered

Annual Cost of Care

The cost to care for this animal per year is $900.

Through our Adopt a Species program, you have an opportunity to provide for this animal’s needs by paying for the annual cost of care. Check out our Donate page for other ways you can give!

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