Shock news came last year that countless Saiga antelopes were dying on the steppes of Kazakhstan. An aggressive bacterial pathogen is apparently to blame. A research team tracked the shy animal to find out more.
"Unusually" warm weather contributed to the sudden death of 200,000 saiga antelopes in 2015 — an event that had baffled scientists — according to a new study. It could happen again, putting the species at risk.
A year after a mysterious event wiped out more than half of the world's saiga antelope population, scientists and vets are still trying to figure out what killed them. It's a race against time.
Animals that grow a white coat in winter are at risk from predators as summers lengthen and snow cover retreats. But they could evolve faster than you might expect, according to a new study.
Tiny particles, bags, bottles: When plastic lands in the ocean, it harms wildlife and the environment. But how much plastic does end up there, and where does it come from? An overview of problems and solutions.
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