More Than Half of Entire Species of Saigas Gone in Mysterious Die-Off

Scientists now estimate that at least 211,000 endangered saiga antelopes — 88 percent of the Betpak-dala population in Kazakhstan and more than half of the species — died in May.

New York Times

Last updated on 03 November 2015

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