Factors Affecting Survival and Cause-Specific Mortality of Saiga Calves in Mongolia

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We monitored Mongolia saiga (Saiga tatarica mongolica) calves in Sharga Nature Reserve, western Mongolia, during 2008–2010.

Mortality of Saiga Calves

Factors affecting juvenile survival are poorly known in the world's most northern antelope, the endangered saiga (Saiga tatarica), yet these factors are fundamental for understanding what drives population change.