Mysterious Die-Off of Saigas in Central Asia

By Shannon Bohman Image acquired from commons.wikipedia.org Figure 1 This picture shows a mother and child saiga in their native Central Asian Steppes.   This past May, the corpses of hundreds of saiga antelopes were found scattered across the Central Asian Steppes. This endangered species had been under close watch due to significant overhunting. Conservationists succeeded in replenishing the population, but over half of the … Continue reading Mysterious Die-Off of Saigas in Central Asia