Rare wild antelope facing extinction in Mongolia

A rare species of wild antelope in Mongolia is facing extinction because of a highly contagious disease. Almost 4,000 saiga have already died and scientists expect the total to reach 10,000 within the next two months.

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    A rare species of wild antelope in Mongolia is facing extinction because of a highly contagious disease.

    Almost 4,000 saiga have already died and scientists expect the total to reach 10,000 within the next two months.

    Al Jazeera's Pearly Jacob reports from the province of Gobi-Altai.


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