70 Percent of the World's Saiga Antelopes Mysteriously Wiped Out

With their fleshy noses and delicately curved horns, the unusual looking Saiga antelopes (Saiga tatarica) appear like a creature from another world. Increasingly, it looks like they may not stay long in this world.

Scientific American

Last updated on 06 November 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Kazakhstan
Region: 
Asia
Threats: 
Diseases
Species: 
Saiga tatarica
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals