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SPECIES Saiga borealis

Author:Tschersky, 1876.
Citation:Izvest. Sibir. Otdel. Russ. Geog. Obshchest., 7(5-Apr): 14.
Common Name:Mongolian Saiga
Type Locality:Russia, Siberia, Yakutsia, River Wiljui or Vilyuy.
Distribution:W Mongolia (S. b. mongolica).
Status:U.S. ESA Endangered and IUCN Vulnerable as S. tatarica mongolica.; see comments.
Comments:The Pleistocene mammoth-steppe Saiga is a distinct species including the living subspecies mongolica according to Baryshnikov and Tikhonov (1994). Reviewed in part as S. tatarica mongolica by Sokolov (1974, Mammalian Species, 38).
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SUBSPECIES borealis

SUBSPECIES mongolica

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