Shaumari (Jordan)

Shaumari (Jordan)

The Shaumari reserve is a Jordanian nature reserve situated close to the town of Azraq, approximately 100km east of Amman.

It is a regionally important reserve created in 1975 by the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature as a breeding center for endangered or locally extinct wildlife. The 22 square kilometer reserve is a thriving protected environment for some of the most threatened species of animals in the Middle East.

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