Trip Report United Arab Emirates
I visited the UAE between January 8th and 15th 2022. My aims were to make a story for terra, a German travel magazine, to look for one of my most wanted mammal species, the Arabian Tahr, and to loose some kilos of winter flab. Here is my report.
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Mike Richardson (UK) and I were here in December, and since then for sure the hay rick is new, which makes me think the arrival of Aoudad is also new. And in turn, the supplied forage makes the tahr easier to see too it would seem. I really don’t think Mike and I missed Aoudad, at least not around the hotel / end of road. If they were present in this mountain range, they were nowhere near the road. As for the wild cat, we saw many domestic cats with “wild” color patterns, but none to our eyes looked structurally like an actual wild cat sensu stricto. Hotel has good food and nice rooms: a good destination for bringing children and other civilians.