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The public is invited to attend this engaging evening and learn how poaching and illegal trading of the snow leopard’s exquisite fur and highly valued body parts are putting the animal in significant
Growing demand for cashmere in Western markets is threatening several types of endangered creatures, including the snow leopard native to the mountain ranges of Central Asia, claims new research appearing in the August issue of the journal Conservation Biology.
An international research team including members of the Snow Leopard Trust encounters a 2-week-old wild snow leopard cub in its den; a rare glimpse of the first days in the life of these endangered,
SOS – Save Our Species (SOS), has funded a series of community-based programs to help save the endangered snow leopards in Pakistan, to according to Jean-Christophe Vié, Deputy Director
The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) today announced Conservation Endowment Fund (CEF) grants totaling $205,000 to be awarded to 11 projects. Silver Spring,
During a recent expedition two snow leopards were captured, fitted with satellite collars, and released for the first time in Afghanistan by a team of Wildlife Conservation Society conservationists and Afghan veterinarians conducting research.
Thirty percent of snow leopard habitat may be lost in the Himalayas, due to treeline shift. Washington D.C.
For the first time ever, two dens with mother snow leopards and their cubs have been located, allowing an extraordinary look into the lives of these mysterious cats.
For the first time ever, researchers working with the Snow Leopard Trust and Panthera have been able to locate and video cubs within a den site belonging to the rare and endangered snow leopard.
For the first time, the den sites of two female snow leopards and their cubs have been located in Mongolia's Tost Mountains, with the first known videos taken of a mother and cubs
The snow leopard (Uncia uncia or Panthera uncia), sometimes known as the ounce, is a large cat native to the mountain ranges of central and south Asia. The taxonomic position of this species has been subject to change. In the past, many taxonomists included the snow leopard in the genus Panthera, with several of the other largest felids. It was later placed in its own genus, Uncia. However, most recent molecular studies place the species firmly within the genus Panthera, although the exact...
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