Talk:Saiga antelope

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Didn't this page use to be a lot longer?!

I think someone redirected the link "Saiga" to the current "Saiga Antelope" and deleted the older, superior article. The old article also had a normal photograph instead of one of these 3-D jobs being posted everywhere. How many people have 3-D goggles anymore? (Edit: Looking at the redirect page for "Saiga," the article was simply longer, I suppose, though it should have been merged with the current one.) -- MLS


"In springtime the mother gives birth, in one third of all cases two, or in one third one single foal."

This line here seems to be a bit ambiguous. I would edit it myself, but I am unsure of the intent of the statement and the actual facts about the subject matter. Thought I would make note so someone could fix it if they could.

I fixed it. probably you can check if the grammar is correct.--Altaileopard 07:57, 26 July 2007 (UTC)

Mongolian Saiga[edit]

The Mammal Species of the World (MSW3) database lists a species called the Mongolian Saiga (Saiga borealis). Is this the same as Saiga tatarica mongolica? If so, which taxonomy is more up to date? Kaldari (talk) 04:37, 2 March 2012 (UTC)

Endangered species?[edit]

How come there critically endangered?-- (talk) 22:43, 8 May 2014 (UTC)

Zoos that had them in the past[edit]

Quoted from the article: "Currently, only the Moscow Zoo and Askania-Nova keep saigas.[11] Cologne Zoological Garden and San Diego Zoo had them in the past. Pleistocene Park in northern Siberia plans to introduce the species."

Why is it that only cologne zoo and San Diego zoo are mentioned as zoos that previously held saiga? This implies that nowhere else has ever held them, however this is completely false. If you follow the reference [11] which is to a "zootierliste" page and click on former holdings you can see that a number of zoos in Europe (48!) have held saiga and it is likely that zoos otside europe have held this species. It should be changed to something that either lists all the zoos or (probably better) just says something like there being a lot of zoos previously holding the species.Jubblubs (talk) 19:48, 19 January 2015 (UTC)