The population of Red Listed Mongolian gazelle in Zabaikalsky province is estimated at 29,000
The count was organized on June 10-16 in the areas with the highest density of antelopes in Zabaikalsky province, right before the mass birthing season. The rest of the territory with less dzeren concentrations was covered a bit later. 21,100 dzerens were counted in the most stable dzeren groups in Daursky Nature Reserve including its buffer zone and “The Valley of Dzerens” Wildlife Refuge. 3,300 animals were registered in Sokhondinsky Nature Reserve’s buffer zone. About 2,350 individuals were counted on the left bank of the Onon River, and 2,200 on its right bank. The count was carried out by 7 ranger groups from both reserves and Zabaikalsky Wildlife Management Department. In Russia, the count covered the area of 25,000 sq. kilometers while in Mongolia more than 450,000 sq. kilometers.