Saiga antelopes on the brink of extinction

Efforts to protect the critically endangered saiga antelope have taken another set-back after a goat plague epidemic has killed more than 3,000 of the Mongolia species in the past five months.

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Last updated on 14 February 2017

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