Tibetan antelope


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Related to Tibetan antelope: Shahtoosh, gaur, Chiru

Tibetan antelope

n.
See chiru.
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Symbols abound, such as the chiru or Tibetan antelope, killed for its hair that is then woven into the infamous Shahtoosh shawls.
Shahtoosh is known for its lightness and warmth but is now listed among banned items - since the Tibetan Antelope from which the fibres come is an endangered species.
Shahtoosh "I always take a very comfortable shawl, a shahtoosh (hers is a cashmere scarf often called by the same name as the version made from Tibetan antelope hair).
Tibetan antelope Pantholops hodgsonii, Tibetan gazelle Procapra picticaudata, Kiang Equus kiang) and Wild Yak Bos grunniens; we suggest that the distance between the proposed route for the expressway and the present highway and railway should at least be 1500m, and ideally, it should be 2500m.
The numbers of the Tibetan antelope have also improved, after protection efforts helped it move from "endangered" to "near threatened.
Examining the struggle to protect the Tibetan Antelope in China, Mao Da and Mei Xueqin challenge the official narrative, in which heroic individuals and a receptive government in Beijing secured the preservation of this species.
Chiru or Tibetan antelope (Pantholops hodgsonii) are endemic to the Tibetan Plateau, and listed as endangered on the IUCN Red List (IUCN 2008) and Appendix I of CITES (CITES 2000).
XyAN (CyHAN)- A protection center for Tibetan antelope established in the Hoh Xil national nature reserve in 2004 has helped protect over 300 Tibetan antelopes against poaching, according to the center.
He has traveled to China at least five times, and was awarded the Golden Tibetan Antelope Poetry Prize in 2013.
We report a 2012 outbreak of contagious caprine pleuropneumonia in endangered Tibetan antelope (Pantholops hodgsonii) in China.
With enhanced management effectiveness, the PA system will better protect internationally rare and endangered species including snow leopard, Tibetan antelope, wild yak, black-necked crane and other native wildlife, as well as maintain healthy grasslands and wetlands that are important both for local resource users and climate change mitigation through carbon sequestration.
Philosophically uncoupled from the diktats of the body, supplied with the perverse injunctions that plastic is as good as ivory and pressboard no worse than macassar, seduced into believing that polyester is better than the hair of the Tibetan antelope and John Cage more meaningful than Bach, the soul has been shamelessly used by the epoch as the alibi for all its self-destructive malfeasance.

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