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On the eve of International Snow Leopard Day, there’s good news and bad news for the secretive big cats of Central Asia.
Cattle herders kill even more leopards than poachers, in revenge for livestock attacks. So helping them protect their animals could save the rare mountain cats
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Hundreds of snow leopards are killed illegally every year in remote mountains from China to Tajikistan, further endangering the big cats that number only a few thousand in the wild, a report said on Friday.
But certain high-elevation refuges will remain, according to new research -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
By 2070, the endangered species will be seeking refuge in the few mountain habitats that are left.
The big cats' home territories are up to 44 times bigger than previously thought, a new study using GPS collars reveals.
A new scientific report has confirmed that the snow leopard is running out of room to survive, with nearly 40% of all protected areas across the species' range too small to support even a pair of breeding snow leopards.
Snow Leopards. Red Pandas. Epic Adventure near Kanchenjunga. Click PLAY or watch it on Vimeo. Dulkara Martig’s trip report – Chasing Snow Leopards in Nepal
In a picturesque corner of Afghanistan, a unique conservation effort has helped bring the elusive snow leopard back from the brink and given hope to one of the poorest communities on earth
In a picturesque corner of Afghanistan, a unique conservation effort has helped bring the elusive snow leopard back from the brink and given hope to one of the poorest and most isolated communities on earth.
A new study finds researchers may have been missing the mark on the diet of endangered snow leopards. The findings suggest the leopards have been consuming larger, not smaller, species, and underscores the importance of verifying, through DNA testing, what endangered species need to survive.
Brine shrimp do it, water bears do it, why can't we dry preserve snow leopard or golden toad embryos and keep them on the shelf? A new study has determined that a critical issue in dry preserving whole cells may lie in the late-stage dynamics of sugar molecules as they transition into a glass state. The finding suggests possible solutions.
The snow leopard has long been one of the least studied – and therefore poorly understood – of the large cats. No longer.
A pair of snow leopards will be sent to the Himalayan Nature Park in the north Indian state of Himachal Pradesh for creating a family of the highly endangered species.