Little Big-Nose

Little Big-Nose Photo
Take a deer’s body, attach a camel’s head, add a tapir’s snout, and you have a saiga. This unusual-looking and critically endangered antelope hails from Central Asia, where a recent study found that wildlife icons from the Tibetan Plateau to Mongolia have become veritable “fashion victims.” The cause? The proliferation of cashmere goats across the region. Learn more in this news story.
Joel Berger ©WCS

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