Saiga Antelopes Face Migration Crisis
Asia’s Odd-ball Antelope Faces Migration Crisis
ScienceDaily (Mar. 19, 2008) — Take a deer’s body, attach a camel’s head and add a Jimmy Durante nose, and you have a saiga — the odd-ball antelope with the enormous schnoz that lives on the isolated steppes of Central Asia. Unfortunately, they are as endangered as they are strange-looking due to over-hunting. Now, according to a recent Wildlife Conservation Society study, their migration routes are in jeopardy as well.