Former deputy director of science Rustam Habibrakhmanov, who provided further information on wild equid conservation in Altyn Emel NP; Zhanna Tulegenova, Association for the Conservation of Biodiversity of Kazakhstan (ACBK
), for great company and interpreting in Altyn Emel NP in November 2011 and for English-Russian-English translation for the manuscript; Eva Klebelsberg and Orken Shaimukhanbetov, ACBK
and Frankfurt Zoological Society (FZS), for logistical support and hospitality.
Maxim Koshkin, project co-ordinator at the ACBK
, said, That should give us a much truer picture of just how well this bird is faring and then we can decide how we can help.