News tagged with antelope

Hundreds of rare antelopes die in Kazakhstan

More than 440 endangered Saiga antelopes were found dead in western Kazakhstan last week, suspected victims of the same epidemic that killed 12,000 animals last year, officials said on Monday.

dateMay 30, 2011 in Ecology
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Mystery disease kills rare Kazakh antelopes

More than 200 female saiga antelopes have died in Kazakhstan from an unknown disease, further threatening a species already at risk of extinction from poaching and habitat loss, officials said Thursday.

dateMay 20, 2010 in Ecology
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Cheetahs return to Angola's south

Wild cheetahs have returned to southern Angola for the first time in decades, having disappeared during decades of civil war, a researcher said Friday.

dateMar 19, 2010 in Ecology
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