Tag: "antelope" at biology news
Study Links Ebola Outbreaks To Animal Carcasses
...himpanzees, and occasionally duikers (a diminutive antelope
species), move across the human-wildlife divide through hunters taking either sick animals or carcasses for meat. Hunters can then spread the disease to families and hospital workers, creating the conditions for an epidemic in the process. Between A...
Alarming decline in Nepal's rhinos and tigers in former Maoist stronghold
...ambar, spotted deer, barking deer, and four-horned antelope
-- all important prey species of tiger and other carnivores. Virtually all the guard posts inside the Babai valley were found to be destroyed by the Maoists. Based on these recent developments, WWF immediately conducted emergency meetings with the D...
Asia's odd-ball antelope gets collared
...(Global Positioning System) collars on eight saiga antelope
in an effort to help protect one of Asia's most bizarre-looking ?and endangered ?large mammals. Standing just under two feet at the shoulder and weighing about 50 pounds, the most striking feature of the saiga is its large nose, or proboscis, simila...
The penalty of having a sister -- why sibling sex matters for male saiga antelopes
...mongst males for mates is very high." The saiga antelope
provides scientists with an ideal opportunity to i...mous Republic of Kalmykia, Russia. Data from saiga antelope
monitoring during Soviet times from the Betpak-dala saiga population in Kazakhstan were also analyse...
Tibetan antelope slowly recovering, WCS says
...biologist George Schaller reports that the Tibetan antelope
-- once the target of rampant poaching -- may be i...and field assistants, counted nearly 9,000 Tibetan antelope
or chiru, more than expected. This may indicate an increase in some places for this endangered spec...
Massive herds of animals found to still exist in Southern Sudan
...ce of more than 1.2 million white-eared kob, tiang antelope
and Mongalla gazelle in Southern Sudan, where wild...tinct in the region, and the Nile lechwe, which is antelope
found no where else in the world, and presumed near extinction. More than 50 beisa oryx were spotted...