Captive Breeding Workshop - Meeting Report 2017
A two-day workshop was held at the Institute of Ecology and Evolution of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow, Russia, to discuss the practicalities of captive breeding for the Critically Endangered saiga antelope (Saiga tatarica). A total of 30 participants attended representing each of the saiga range states and from across the globe. The workshop was interactive, with plenaries, working groups and knowledge-exchange sessions.
The primary objectives of the workshop were to determine how captive breeding can contribute to saiga conservation and how to improve captive breeding.