October 2019 – Two more kulan transported to the Torgai steppe

The 2 kulan translocated from Barsa Kelmes to Alibi on 10/11 October 2019 the day after the transport in the large acclimatization enclosure in Alibi. Photo: Petra Kaczensky On the afternoon of 11th October 2019 two kulan were released from their transport boxes onto the central steppes of Kazakhstan. These individuals had just completed an... Continue Reading →

October 2018 – No free tickets for kulan this year

A lonely kulan against the backdrop of mountains in Altyn Emel National Park. The lack of pasture and water near the capture corral, was one of the main reasons why we were unable to translocated kulan in 2018.                                   ... Continue Reading →

October 2017 – The wild ass returns

For the first time in more than a century kulan – or Asiatic wild ass – are now roaming the central steppes of Kazakhstan. On 24th October 2017, a first group of nine animals was released into an acclimatisation enclosure on the edge of the Altyn Dala protected area in central Kazakhstan. The animals had been... Continue Reading →

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