The death of the saiga in Kazakhstan

Mass death of saiga antelopes has been stopped, said the Kazakh Minister of Agriculture Assylzhan Mamytbekov in a statement last Tuesday. However, the total of 127,000 animals has already died. The causes are under investigation.  

The Ministry of Agriculture is readying a special expedition to study the entire saiga migration territory in order to find out the cause of  the mass deaths.