This section features people who have been recognised for making a major contribution to saiga conservation. They come from all walks of life throughout the world, but are united in their passion for this species. Their dedication to the saiga antelope is an inspiration. Please contact us if you would like to nominate a saiga hero.
Aslan Baideldinov, Centre for Wild Animals, Republic of Kalmykia
Mr. B. Batsaikhan, Saiga Ranger Network, Western Mongolia
Professor Amankul Bekenov, Laboratory of Theriology, Academy of Sciences, Kazakhstan
Saiga Hero - Yuri Grachev
Dr Yuri A. Grachev is Senior Fellow at the Institute of Zoology of the Ministry of Education and Science in Kazakhstan, and Candidate of Biological Sciences.
Alexander A. Grigoryants, State Biocontrol Department, Nature Protection Committee, Republic of Uzbekistan
Anatoly Khludnev, Stepnoi State Nature Reserve, Astrakhan, Russia