Tibetan antelope population rises in China reserve

August 10th, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS  

Beijing, Aug 9 (IANS) The population of endangered Tibetan antelope has increased to 120,000 in a China nature reserve due to better protection, a media report said Thursday.

The Hoh Xil Nature Reserve in Qinghai province was set up in 2011 to boost protection of the antelopes, once a critically-endangered species.

The population of other wild animals such as Tibetan gazelle, Tibetan wild donkey and yak in the reserve are also increasing due to tight vigil, the People’s Daily reported.

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