When in Qatar, you’ll never run out of fascinating things to do and see. Make sure you try and spot at least one of the following wildlife when you’re there!
A symbol of Qatar, this animal is a small antelope with straight horns and a triangular spot on top of its nose. Take a break from exploring Doha hotels and see if you can spot these unique animals when you’re in Qatar. By consuming the leaves of desert plants are how this animal quenches its thirst, however, they can survive for weeks without a drop of water. These creatures have been through a lot, after fighting its extinction and is now listed as a vulnerable species.
Despite its name, the hedgehog can be found in the rocky areas around Qatar. This rodent has an armour of spikes and will fight even the most fearsome snakes that dare to enter its domain and eat them for dinner.
The falcon is quite popular in Qatar and is a popular pet which has to be cared for with extensive training. You’ll find six different types of Falcons in Qatar; the Amur, Sooty, Lanner, Saker, Peregrine and the Barbary Falcons. The Falcon is associated with being noble and wealthy and is also used as a hunting tool due to its sharp eyesight.
Pharaoh Eagle Owl
These owls were found nesting on the pyramids in Egypt, hence the name. Its winters are spent in Qatar, on the ground, in cliffs and rocks. These owls have lifelong monogamous relationships and both parents feed their babies. Take a break from Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels By Tivoli, to see if you can spot this majestic animal.
|Roland Lefevre is a travel writer who specializes in creating features on leisure as well as business travel destinations across the globe. Google+|