Iraqi gazelles

Rhim gazelles graze at the Sawa wildlife reserve in the desert of Samawa in Iraq’s southern province of Al-Muthanna. (AFP)

In a parched land, Iraqi gazelles dying of hunger

  • In little over a month, slender-horned gazelle population at Sawa reserve plunged from 148 to 87
  • President Barham Saleh has warned that tackling climate change ‘must become a national priority for Iraq as it is an existential threat to the future of our generations to come’
By AFP ·