Goitered


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Goi´tered


a.1.Affected with goiter.
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This will ensure population stability of a number of threatened species, including Houbara bustard, Caracal, Goitered gazelle, Ustyurt urial and the Saiga antelope.
In Mongolia, it features Hustain Nuruu National Park, home to Przewalski's horse, the world's last remaining species of wild equine; exploring the habitat for Bactrian camels, Agali mountain sheep, goitered gazelle and Saker Falcons; the dunes known as the "Singing Sands," which emit a remarkable low-pitched groan when the surface is disturbed by the wind; a visit with a camel-herding family to take in the scenery on the back of a Bactrian camel; the Flaming Cliffs, rich with fossils and site of the 1923 discovery of the first nest of dinosaur eggs the world had ever seen; and the Gobi Desert at the Three Camel Lodge, named one of the "Top 50 Ecolodges" by National Geographic Adventure.
The main threat to the species is the loss of their primary food--jebeer gazelle, goitered gazelle, urial sheep and wild goat--due to poaching and grazing competition from domestic livestock.