20 Oktober 2010, 06:24 | Steffen Zuther
Saiga collaring continued in Kazakhstan
At the moment, the team of the Altyn Dala Conservation Initiative is conducting the most extensive fieldwork ever for its project. The focus is mainly on the saiga catching and collaring, which is a continuation of last year’s activity. But at the same time we are also conducting a test of a new, alternative census method for saiga antelopes.
After the successful collaring in autumn 2009, we are currently extending this telemetry project to its full extent. The original plan was to deploy transmitters to 40 saigas in order to allow following the major part of the...