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Comeback kids: Saiga antelope

By Abiodun Ogundairo
15 October 2021   |   12:55 pm
Saiga antelopes were one of the world's most threatened animals following a mass die-off in 2015. But with signs of a saiga baby boom on the steppes of Kazakhstan, it appears conservation efforts have paid off.

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