January 26, 2022

Endangered saiga antelopes struck down by another mass die-off

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By Kristy Hamilton From IFL Science Thousands of critically endangered saiga antelope in Mongolia have died over the last two months, crashing their numbers by 27 percent. The Mongolian saiga population was estimated at a precarious 10,000 in December 2016, before their numbers plummeted by 2,500. The agent of destruction? A livestock virus known as peste des […]