Given China's abysmal environmental record, the missive was not necessarily cause for celebration. And the problem is not China's alone. "Every person who wears a shahtoosh," Schaller said in February, "has the bloody bodies of at least three Tibetan antelopes" on his or her shoulders. "Chirus cannot endure such unrestrained killings," says Schaller of the current rate of slaughter. Chic kills.