|Red List Category & Criteria:
||IUCN SSC Antelope Specialist Group
||Mallon, D.P. (Antelope Red List Authority) & Hoffmann, M. (Global Mammal Assessment)
Estimated numbers were 17,000, with ca. 60% in protected areas. The population is therefore <10,000 mature individuals and the continuing decline is expected to exceed 10% over 3 generations (21-24 years). Current trends will eventually result in the Fringe-Eared Oryx becoming confined to areas such as Tarangire and Mkomazi in Tanzania and parts of south-eastern Kenya, where pressures of poaching and encroachment by settlement and livestock are controlled sufficiently to enable viable oryx populations to persist.