The animals have been reclassified as vulnerable by a leading conservationist group, but poaching and habitat loss still threaten their populations.
The snow leopard (the large cat, not Apple’s Mac OS) has officially been downgraded from “endangered” to “vulnerable.” Preservation efforts are paying off, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), […] The post Snow Leopards No Longer Endangered, Still Threatened appeared first on Geek.com.
But it's too soon to put on our party hats.
Snow leopards are no longer on the verge of extinction, a new assessment found. However, the situation is looking dire for five species of ash trees, now listed as "Critically Endangered."
Snow leopards have been a symbol of endangered species for years, and have made memorable appearances in the Planet Earth series and other nature documentaries, and a memorable non-appearance in Peter Matthiessen's National Book Award–winning The Snow Leopard, about the efforts of biologist George Schaller. Show More Summary
The elusive snow leopard—long considered an endangered species—has been upgraded to "vulnerable," international conservationists said Thursday. But experts warned the new classification does not mean they are safe.
Snow leopards could soon come off the "endangered" list, but while that looks like a win the move could make it harder to drum up support for protective measures
We learned more from producer Roy Conli, but don't check this out until you've seen the adorable documentary.
The latest WikiLeaks "Vault 7" data dump demonstrates a pair of exploits developed in 2011 for Apple's Snow Leopard and Lion operating systems, that still require root access to install.
by Ana Sofia Knauf In Tagalog, the word gigil refers to the irresistible urge to squeeze something absurdly cute. And I am feeling a lot of that right now. The little lady, above, is the newest addition to the Woodland Park Zoo. TheShow More Summary
You can tell by its name: The next version of Apple's macOS, High Sierra, isn't a huge and transformative update. Instead, like Snow Leopard and Mountain Lion, the new OS refines what came before it. It's hard not to feel a bit disappointed, though, since last year's macOS Sierra was also a modest update. Show More Summary
Seemingly similar to Apple's development philosophy from Leopard to Snow Leopard, Apple's new macOS 10.13 High Sierra will continue to enhance ideas and shifts in the operating system fro 10.12 Sierra, alongside a slew of new features and enhancements.
Newly proposed world heritage sites in Argentina, China and West Africa could safeguard threatened and endemic species such as elephants and snow leopards
The famously elusive snow leopards of the Himalayas probably guard their fair share of secrets, but scientists have just uncovered one previously unknown, fairly significant piece of information about the enigmatic big cat. There are...Show More Summary
The animals are different to study as they live in harsh climates in politically unstable regions.
(Oxford University Press USA) A recent research paper in the Journal of Heredity reveals that there are three sub-species of snow leopard. Until now, researchers had assumed this species, Panthera uncia, was monotypic.
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Caturday isn’t just for celebrating house cats. Wild cats deserve our attention too! Today we’re being treated to the incredibly rare sight of not one, not two, but three gorgeous snow leopards cuddling and napping together: This snuggly trio was caught on camera by a camera trap located near a monastery in Qinghai province, in central China. Show More Summary
New camera-trap images show adorable snow leopards frolicking and relaxing together.
Camera traps in China recently captured a trio of snow leopards snuggling and relaxing under a shady tree.