ArabiaWeather - Deserts appear in their external appearance as barren and empty lands, but they contain incredible life, whether through unique plants that overcome the challenges of this harsh environment with determination, or through hidden animals that can only be discovered after an effort of careful research in the depths of the sand. .
The lens of the Saudi photographer, Nasser Al-Othman, spotted a sand cat during this daily trip that lasted for a week, documenting unique and rare moments with this wonderful creature, as he said, describing this experience:
“During my trip inside the King Abdulaziz Royal Reserve in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in October, I had the honor of observing biodiversity in all its forms.”
On one occasion, wildlife paths crossed when a fox fleeing an osprey's pursuit darted toward a wild cat's burrow, resulting in a series of photo sequences.
In this unique encounter, the photographer explained that the fox took refuge in the cat's burrow as a camouflage refuge, and only 5 seconds passed before an unexpected battle broke out. The scene was a prominent event that reflects the beauty of wildlife. In the end, despite questions about the fate of the confrontation, the brave sand cat succeeded. To expel the fox from its shelter.
According to the report issued by the official Saudi News Agency, SPA. It is noteworthy that the King Abdulaziz Royal Reserve is considered one of the seven reserves established by royal decree, and holds membership in the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
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