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Fazza To The Rescue! Sheikh Hamdan Saves Troubled Oryx

Sheikh Hamdan shows his love for animals after helping an oryx struggling to run with its horns encircled in nets.

Difficulty running

Seeing the oryx run tiredly as the net covered his eyes, Dubai’s Crown Prince, His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed Al Maktoum fired a tranquiliser dart to immobilize the animal. He then cut the nets entangled on its horns and injected him with what seems to be an antidote. At which point the oryx got up and headed back to its herd.

Rescued a gazelle

Fazza often shares videos spending time with animals and saving them when in need. Last June, he spotted an Arabian gazelle in a similar situation, with its horns entangled in a rope and struggled to run. He and his friends stopped the gazelle, removing the strings and watered its horns. The gazelle finally got up and was able to run freely.

Preservation an important role among UAE Royals

Very often, UAE’s leaders show their love for animals and the importance of preservation. Last January, Ruler of Dubai, Prime Minister and Vice President of UAE, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum launched Marmoom Desert Conservation Reserve, spanning 10% of Dubai’s total area dedicated to wildlife and nature. The reserve is home to various species of reptiles, animals, birds and plants. Also, UAE is home to the largest population of Arabian Oryx in the world, up to 4,000 animals according to Platinum Heritage.

Check out Fazza and Sheikh Mohammed spending time with birds

Sheikh Mohammed regularly shares videos spending time with animals and feeding them. Recently, the father and son were shown spending time with their ‘little friends,’ who delighted them by flying on top of their heads and around, leaving them in all smiles. Take a look!