Groups of the Nationwide Company for Water and Forest Assets (ANEF) started on Tuesday an operation to reintroduce a dozen Barbary deer within the Harzouza space, on the degree of the Ifran Nationwide Park.

Based on ANEF officers, these deer, six males and the identical variety of females, 4 of that are fitted with GPS collars, had been launched as a part of the Barbary deer reintroduction program in Ifran province.

Will probably be recalled that in 1989, fifteen Barbary deer had been obtained from Tunisia to start out a captive breeding program with the institution of the primary breeding heart within the Kisarit area, which is a part of the municipality of Ain Leuch (Azru). 5 years later, a second core was put in in Tazeka Nationwide Park in Taza.

Thus, pairs of Barbary deer had been capable of reproduce in two particular reserves, bringing the variety of these species to virtually 300 people, together with virtually 200 residing within the Kisarit reserve and a couple of hundred within the nationwide park.

The Barbary deer, Africa’s solely deer, disappeared from Morocco within the nineteenth century and was then reintroduced within the Tazeka Nationwide Park (north of the Center Atlas) and the Kisarit Nature Reserve (Azru) within the Nineteen Nineties.

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