The Tibetan antelope, or chiru, may be nearing extinction. According to reports by environmental groups, the numbers of the high-altitude ungulate, whose millions were reduced in recent years to an estimated 75,000 worldwide, have recently plummeted. The proximate cause is poaching, but the underlying pathology... More >>>
By Xi Zhinong/ Courtesy Courtesy Earth Island Institute
In reality, the antelopes are always killed: chiru skulls on a reserve in China's Xinjiang Province.