There are only around 4,000 snow leopards left in the world, most of which live in China, where they maintain a reputation for being notoriously difficult to spot, much less study. But recently some scientists with the conservation group Panthera caught not one, not two, but three of the big cats lounging around in front of a camera trap. Show More Summary
Three snow leopards surprised wildlife researchers in China by snuggling in front of a monitoring camera ? a rare sighting they say will help us better understand and protect the big cats. And they hope it’ll help scientists estimate...Show More Summary
San Francisco prosecutors have charged the owner of a vintage clothing store with attempting to sell coats and other items made of endangered species, including jaguar and snow leopard. Dist. Atty. George Gascon said Tuesday that 68-year-old Cicely Ann Hansen was charged with nine misdemeanor counts...
The owner of a vintage clothing store on Haight Street in San Francisco was charged Wednesday with nine counts related to selling items made of endangered species, including jaguar and snow leopard skins. Cicely Ann Hansen, 68, the proprietor...Show More Summary
There are plenty of stories about Alien Big Cats showing up mysteriously in unexpected areas and terrorizing the locals, not to mention pets, farm animals and wildlife, but this may be the first instance of Alien Big Dogs. Conservationists trying to save China’s threatened snow leopards have...
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Behind the scenes with the producers who spent thousands of hours in the Himalayas to capture first-of-its-kind footage of four snow leopards
In the Himalayas, goats and horses are especially prominent on the diet of endangered snow leopards, and male leopards tend to attack livestock more
A new study could help explain why so many snow leopards get killed in retaliation for eating domestic animals.
Around a quarter of Himalayan snow leopard and wolf diets are livestock, the rest being wild prey, according to a study published February 8, 2017 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE by Madhu Chetri from Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway, and colleagues.
A snow leopard in its natural environment. The 13-day odyssey tracks the rare cat through its majestic mountain home… Viju Mathew
Snow leopards are pretty rare. A snow leopard with a new cub or two is good news. The World Wildlife fund says this camera trap footage from Mongolia is the first time scientists have seen a snow leopard with four cubs at once in the wild. Show More Summary
What’s cuter than a baby snow leopard? More baby snow leopards. Footage released last month shows what scientists with the World Wildlife Fund are describing as the first set of snow leopard quadruplets spotted by researchers. The cute...Show More Summary
Snow Leopard Trust Mission: The Snow Leopard Trust aims to protect this endangered cat through community-based conservation projects that are based on an improved scientific understanding of snow leopard behavior, needs, habitats and threats. Show More Summary
There are thought to be as few as 3500 snow leopards left in the wild. Using state of the art motion detecting remove cameras the Planet Earth II team were able to gain access into this elusive big cats world. YouTube link (thanks Cora) The Presurfer
This article was originally published on The Conversation. Read the original article. Sir David Attenborough is a “heartless sadist,” preying on viewers’ nerves with the stuff of natural world nightmares. So said the Daily Mail in aShow More Summary