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Saving the saiga in the wild- an interview with Elena Bykova

22.09.2009

In a decline on par with that suffered by the American bison in the Nineteenth Century, in the 1990s the saiga antelope of the Central Asian steppe plummeted from over one million individuals to 50,000, dropping a staggering 95 percent in a decade and a half. Since then new legislation and conservation measure have helped the species stabilize in some areas but in others the decline continues. Read more here: http://news.mongabay.com/2009/0916-hance_saiga.html

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