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.
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.