Scientists Think They've Finally Worked Out What Caused The Mass Death Of Saiga Antelopes Three Years Ago

Back in 2015, more than 200,000 saiga antelopes mysteriously died in Kazakhstan over a three week period, wiping out 60 percent of the global population. Now, more than two years later, scientists think they finally know why.

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Last updated on 18 January 2018

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