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  • A specialist team formed in Kazakhstan to study and conserve the Ustyurt saiga

    Country:
    Kazakhstan
    Population:
    All/International
    Date:
    10/13/2017

    Currently, the Ustyurt population of saigas is the smallest and therefore the most vulnerable in the world. This encouraged the Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity of Kazakhstan to form …

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  • Mongolian Saiga PPR Virus Outbreak: WCS's response

    Country:
    Unspecified
    Population:
    Unspecified
    Date:
    10/13/2017

    A saiga mass mortality event is still continuing in the Great Lakes Depression of western Mongolia. According to the latest government reports it's believed that over 5,000 saigas have died since Dec…

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  • Local herders feel strong antipathy towards saigas

    Country:
    Mongolia
    Population:
    Mongolian
    Date:
    10/13/2017

    As the latest disease outbreak kills thousands of Mongolian saigas research show that local herders fell apathetic towards saigas

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  • The Saiga saga: Mongolian edition

    Country:
    Unspecified
    Population:
    Unspecified
    Date:
    10/13/2017

    Largely a semi-arid environment, the Gobi seems at first to be an inhospitable place. However, as I sat with my colleagues and local rangers that had come to monitor saiga calving in our camp in Shar…

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  • A specialist team formed in Kazakhstan to study and conserve the Ustyurt saiga

    Country:
    Kazakhstan
    Population:
    Unspecified
    Date:
    10/13/2017

    Currently, the Ustyurt population of saigas is the smallest and therefore the most vulnerable in the world. This encouraged the Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity of Kazakhstan to form …

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