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June 12, 2017 - Hoh Xil, Hoh Xil, China - Hoh Xil, CHINA-June 8 2017: (EDITORIAL USE ONLY. CHINA OUT)..Tibetan antelope in Hoh Xil (Kekexili) in Qinghai-Tibet Plateau in China. Tibetan antelope is a medium-sized bovid native to the Tibetan plateau. Fewer than 75,000 individuals are left in the wild. In recent years, they have become endangered due to poaching. They are hunted for their soft and warm wool which is usually obtained after death. This wool is known as shahtoosh and is used to weave shawls . At present, international trade in their products is strictly prohibited. (Credit Image: © SIPA Asia via ZUMA Wire)
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- Daily Round Up 12 June 2017