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  • n  large African antelope with long straight nearly upright horns

  • The June 11 discovery of a one-year-old, one-horned deer may put Bambi in the company of the rhinoceros, the narwhal and the oryx as creatures who spawned the enduring myth of the .
  • Special kidneys allow the oryx to survive long periods of time without water.
  • Now the oryx has retreated into the Rub' al Khali (empty quarter) of Southern Arabia, where at most 100 survive.
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  • Akbar Al Baker in Just the Flight
    With so many options available through the new Oryx Entertainment, we are confident that our passengers will be fully satisfied with the choice onboard, making their journey even more enjoyable and memorable,commented Akbar Al Baker, chief...
  • Margaret Atwood in See Magazine
    In Oryx and Crake, there was a group that had already started to, in a way, coalesce in the real world,says Atwood, explaining what drew her to expand upon the God's Gardeners. "So I took that movement further down the road to see what a...
  • Glenn in Business Wire (press release)
    The Oryx GTL project has established the foundation Qatar needs to realize its ambitions of becoming the world's GTL capital. Qatar is fortunate to have access to one of the world's largest known non-associated natural gas fields, the North Field,... Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hamad_bin_Khalifa&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEUb2iJbw-dIC6kRLayT8JNzblweA Peninsula On-line http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.thepeninsulaqatar.com/Display_news.asp%3Fsection%3DBusiness_News%26subsection%3DLocal%2BBusiness%26month%3DJune2006%26file%3DBusiness_News2006060744454.xml&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGqFSTdykMuutixR49FGqmIp_wbYA Jun 6, 2006 70352 94484 osage Osage Bio Energy offers First Reserve the opportunity to build on its existing knowledge and background in the alternative energy sector," said Glenn Payne, Director at First Reserve Corporation. "The competitive pricing position derived...

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