KSA to Release a Number of Endangered Oryxes and Arabian Antelopes in Asir
For the first time in the Asir region, Prince Turki bin Talal, Governor of the Asir region, head of the region’s development authority, released a number of Arab “Adamic” antelopes, more than 20 mountain prey and 10 Arab antelopes in Al-Jarrah Park and Prince Sultan Park in Al-Masqi.
That was part of the national program to launch and resettle endangered wild animals in reserves and national parks in the Kingdom which is implemented by the National Center for Wildlife Development.
The Chairman of the Zone Development Authority stressed the need to preserve and rehabilitate wildlife in the region, in the implementation of the directives of the wise leadership to preserve the environment and its natural components.
Prince Turki bin Talal expressed his happiness with this renewed launch of the wild animals of the region, noting their importance in achieving an ecological balance. Moreover, he appreciates the efforts made by the Ministry of Environment, Water and Agriculture in achieving the principle of environmental sustainability and enriching biodiversity in Saudi Arabia