Chernobyl’s Przewalski’s horses are poached for meat

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A herd of Critically Endangered wild Przewalski’s horses in the Chernobyl exclusion zone is under threat from poachers, say scientists.

Researchers in Ukraine say that the population may be in decline because poachers have been removing the animals faster than they are breeding.

BBC

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