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Estimates of Amur leopards grows with new information
Snow Leopard Conservation Project Voted Number One in Competition Hosted by BBC World News and Newsweek (PRWEB) December 03, 2011 A program developed
The Snow Leopard Trust, a Seattle based wildlife conservation organization has reached the finals of the BBC World Challenge.
The Wildlife Conservation Society has discovered a surprisingly healthy population of rare snow leopards living in the mountainous reaches of northeastern Afghanistan's Wakhan Corridor, according to a new study.
The BBC Wildlife Fund is partnering with Whitley Fund for Nature and Nature Conservation Foundation to launch new conservation program across Asia London, England and Bangalore, India (PRWEB) May 26, 2011 The BBC Wildlife Fund (BBCWF) and two leading conservation organizations, Whitley Fund for Nature (WFN) and Nature Conservation Foundation (NCF), are teaming up to launch a new program aimed at securing a healthy population of snow leopards across Asia.
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...
- An aromatic woolly plant (Origanum dictamnus) native to Crete, formerly believed to have magical powers.