Conservation status

According to the 2002 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species, Procapra przewalskii and Saiga tatarica are Critically Endangered; Gazella cuvieri, Gazella dama, and Gazella lepto-ceros are Endangered; Antilope cervicapra, Ammodorcas clarkei, Gazella dorcas, Gazella rufifrons, Gazella soemmerringii, and Gazella spekei are Vulnerable; Gazella bennettii, Gazella gazella, Gazella granti, Gazella thomsonii, Litocranius walleri, and Antidorcas marsupialis are Lower Risk/Conservation Dependent; and Gazella subgutturosa, Procapra gutturosa, and Procapra picticaudata are Lower Risk/Near Threatened.

These animals are threatened by overhunting, as well as by habitat loss and degradation from human activities.

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