Mountain Gazelle



Name: Mountain Gazelle
Latin Name: Gazella
Hebrew name: צבי ישראלי,
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Distribution: Northern and central Israel, from the western Negev and the Judean Desert plateau northwards.
Habitat: Flat open areas, hills, mountain slopes and sandy areas in the Mediterranean region and south.
Notes: Mountain gazelles will sometimes spread into dense Mediterraniean woodland (Mt. Meron, Judean Mountains).