Extreme weather behind sudden die-off of rare antelope?

Scientists have determined that unusually warm temperatures and high humidity may have played a role in the mysterious die-off two years ago of half of the world's population of saiga antelope in Kazakhstan, BBC News reports.

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Last updated on 19 January 2018

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