The Living Desert

This beautiful Arabian Oryx (Oryx leucoryx) calls the Living Desert Zoo & Gardens in the Coachella Valley home.

Oryx leucoryx were originally found in Syria, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Sinai, and the Arabian Peninsula and are well suited for the hot arid summers of their adopted home near Palm Springs.

The Living Desert Zoo and Gardens has just been authorized to reopen by the State of California with specific COVID-19 precautions and advance reservations/ticket sales only to the public on Monday, June 15, 2020.