Wadi Al-Assiut is an exceptional protectorate in Assiut Governorate in Egypt. It was established during the year 1989 AD as a result of a project shared between Assiut University in Egypt and University of Arizona in the United States of America. It is situated around 400 kilometers from the city of Cairo, and its area is about 35 square kilometers. It consists of two parts, including one part for breeding wild animals and protecting endangered ones from extinction and another part for growing various types of plants and studying their genes. There are several species of animals such as ostrich, bighorn, zebra, Egyptian deer and more.