Tragic saiga deaths in Mongolia

We have received reports of the tragic death of over 500 Mongolian saigas in recent weeks. This disease outbreak is worrying because the Mongolian subspecies numbers only around 12,000 individuals.

Saiga Conservation Alliance

Last updated on 12 January 2017

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