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Illegal Miners Invade Reserve

Thursday, August 19th, 2010

Recent information just received by the Wild Camel Protection Foundation indicates illegal mining pressures in the Great Gobi Specially Protected Area ‘A’ in Mongolia, the natural habitat of the critically endangered wild Bactrian camel, are extremely serious and out of control.

The wild camel, which acts as an ‘umbrella’ species in this remote and pristine desert, protecting other critically endangered species such as the wild ass, the Gobi bear and the black-tailed gazelle is under threat in a Protected Area, a National Nature Reserve.

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