Sturdy oryx antelopes with showy black-and-white face masks and scimitar horns survive semidesert northern Niger with bodies able to go for weeks without water and to thermoregulate when temperatures drop from 122°f (55°c) to below freezing in winter.

More about the Reserves in Niger

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