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Endangered antelope rebounds in Kazakhstan, but threats loom

AFP, 08 Jun 2021
In 2015, a nasal bacteria wiped out more than half of the world’s Saiga antelope population, spurring disturbing images of carcasses strewn across the vast steppe of Central Asia. But now the species is bouncing back, with Kazakh authorities hailing protective measures for a creature that survived the Ice Age, only to flirt with extinction several times in the modern era.

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