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Excursion “Path of the saiga”. Wild animals.
Unique locations, hiking and wild rare antelope!
You will make an excellent walking tour from 1000 to 5000 meters and visit the unique Biosphere Reserve in Kalmykia.
You will see saiga (rare antelope) in the wildlife. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: excursion, Hiking, Kalmykia, saiga, Saiga antelope, wild animals, wildlife
Saiga – a representative of the so-called mammoth fauna.
In Europe, these unique animals live in the North Caspian region (Kalmykia and the Astrakhan region), informed Rayma Saryaeva.
Today, the number of saiga reduced. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: animals, Astrakhan, Caspian Region, Kalmykia, mammoth, mammoth fauna, North Caspian Region, Rayma Saryaeva, saiga, time of calving, wild animals
Kalmykia is the only Buddhist region in Europe.
In old times the Great Silk Way was here, the hordes of the ancient Scythians, Huns, Sarmats roamed in these steppes and Khazars built towns here.
Nowadays the shortest automobile, railway and air routes connecting the Caucasus with Nizhnee Povolzhje and the central Russia run through this territory.
Eastern boundary of Kalmykia are washed by the Caspian Sea, and the great Russian river Volga flows through territory of Kalmykia. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Buddhist land, Elista, Hidden Republic, Huns, Kalmyk history, Kalmykia, Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, Republic of Kalmykia, saiga, Sarmats, Scythians, small republic
Death on the Steppes: Mystery Disease Kills Saigas
Before the end of the last Ice Age, saigas roamed by the millions in a range stretching from England to Siberia, even into Alaska. Eventually they moved to the steppes of Central Asia, where they continued to thrive — until the 20th century, when these strange-looking antelopes began flirting with extinction. Read the rest of this entry »Tags: Alaska, Aline Kühl-Stenzel, animal death, Central Asia, Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals, death, Death on the Steppes, Eleanor J. Milner-Gulland, England, gas, Ice Age, Mystery Disease, saiga, Saiga Conservation Alliance, wild animals
How married hero Ulan Khongr Scarlet Lion
Noisy hordes of strongmen,
Six thousand twelve knights,
Seven held in the palace circles.
In addition, the gray-haired old men
There was, they say, a circle.
And the red-faced old women important
There was, they say, a circle. Read the rest of this entry »
The Center for Wild Animals of Kalmykia (CWA) was created in 2000 by the Kalmykian government to address the growing crisis and steep decline in wild saiga numbers.
We invite you to visit the nature reserve!
You can see the Saiga antelope.
Saiga antelopes are the contemporaries of mammoths! Read the rest of this entry »Tags: animals, antelope, government, Kalmykia, mammoth, mammoth fauna, saiga, Saiga Animal Center, Saiga antelope, wild animals, Yashkul region
The Center for Wild Animals of Kalmykia (CWA) was created in 2000 by the Kalmykian government to address the growing crisis and steep decline in wild saiga numbers. The creation of the CWA allowed generating an “insurance” population that would also: Read the rest of this entry »Tags: animals, biological information, CWA, Elista, gene diversity, government, insurance, Kalmykia, monitoring, Population, saiga, Saiga Animal Center, wild animals, wild populations