The hirola population has continued to shrink despite efforts by conservationists to save the world’s rarest antelope. Hirolas, which are found only in Kenya and Somalia, and which are considered the world’s
Banned in 1975, Shahtoosh shawl, made from the wool of endangered Tibetan antelope Chiru, has not lost its charm with a revival in its sale in the last decade, no matter how furtively. Tibetan antelope chiruThe Shahtoosh trade was banned globally in 1975 under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) following a fall in the number of the antelopes.
The recent decision of the state government to allow hunting of blue bull, commonly known as nilgai, can spell disaster for the population of Asian antelope that is found only in northern India and Pakistan.