A Wet and Warm Spring, Then 200,000 Dead Saigas

Among saiga antelopes, the month of May ought to be about new life. But in 2015, it was just the opposite for the Betpak-Dala saiga population in central Kazakhstan.

New York Times

Last updated on 18 January 2018

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