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Posted on: July 15, 2021

[ARCHIVED] New Mexico Game and Fish - Oryx with a Side of Ibex

African Orynx

Did you know African Oryx and Persian Ibex are roaming loose in Southern New Mexico? How did they get here?   

To find out about these curious residents, join us for Wild Animal Week of our Tails and Tales summer reading program at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 21 via Zoom. New Mexico Game and Fish Conservation Education Manager Storm Usrey will discuss the African Oryx in White Sands and the Persian Ibex in the Florida Mountains near Deming.   

For more information about this program and/or the Zoom invitation, email dduffy@las-cruces.org or call the Reference Department at (575) 528-4005. 

This document can be made available in alternative formats by calling 575/528-4102 (voice) or 575/528-4008 (TTY) If you require an accommodation for a disability to participate in this event, call the library at 575/528-4102 (voice) or 575-528.4008 (TTY) at least 48 hours in advance.   

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