A time bomb for the saiga? Bad news Central Asia’s beleaguered antelope

In May 2015, more than 200,000 saiga antelope (Saiga tatarica) suddenly died in Kazakhstan, reducing the global population of the critically endangered species by two-thirds.

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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