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Viral infection hits Himalayan blue sheep in wild

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Shimla, Sep 20 (IANS) – The Himalayan blue sheep or bharal, an important prey of the endangered snow leopard, is under threat in the wild from a highly contagious viral infection in the Spiti Valley, the state’s northernmost part that runs parallel to the Tibetan border. Wildlife officials say a large number of blue sheep […]

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Elusive snow leopards seen thriving in Bhutan park

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(Reuters) – The elusive, endangered snow leopard is apparently thriving in a park in Bhutan, as seen in camera trap images released on Tuesday by the government of Bhutan and World Wildlife Fund. Over 10,000 pictures of the snow leopards were captured last October and November by four cameras placed in Wangchuck Centennial Park as […]

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Jackson eyed for Indianapolis Prize

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By Emily Charrier-Botts INDEX-TRIBUNE ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR Nov 21, 2011 – 06:57 PM Dr. Rodney Jackson is hoping third time really is the charm after learning he has been again named as a finalist for the prestigious Indianapolis Prize, awarded for efforts in wildlife conservation. Jackson is the founder of the Boyes Hot Springs-based Snow Leopard […]

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Indian researcher’s work in Australia holds hope for wild cats

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Deep Saxena, Hindustan Times Lucknow, November 10, 2011 First Published: 19:20 IST(10/11/2011) Last Updated: 19:26 IST(10/11/2011) Cats may mythically have nine lives, but wild cats — pushed to the brink of extinction — have not been as lucky by any stretch of imagination. Indian PhD student Rajneesh Verma’s work in Australia, however, holds the promise […]

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Photos taken in Sarychat-Ertash Reserve, Kyrgyzstan, by SLN member Alexander Vereschagin

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The following two camera trap photos were taken in October 2011:

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Snow leopard, ghost of the mountains, is disappearing fast (photography tourism)

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By Dharmendra Khandal Nov 02 2011 Snow leopard is the most mysterious of all big cats. This cat is found in the mountain ranges of south Asia and central Asia, mostly in the hill ranges of 3,000-5,500 metres high. It is said in India, the habitat of snow leopards is about 1,80,000 sq km; in […]

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Nepal’s snow leopards to be counted

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November 3 2011 at 06:00pm REUTERS Kathmandu – Nepal has launched the first census of its snow leopards, local media reported, in a bid to raise awareness of the endangered species. Closed circuit television cameras have been installed around the northern district of Mustang, at an altitude of 4,000 to 5,000 metres, and are planned […]

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Untimely loss of Dr. Pralad Yonzon, the founder of Resources Himalaya Foundation, and the team leader of Environmental Graduates in Himalaya (EGH)

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2 November 2011 Dear Readers, The untimely demise of Dr. Pralad Yonzon, the founder of Resources Himalaya Foundation, and the team leader of Environmental Graduates in Himalaya (EGH), has deeply shocked and shattered us. A Fulbright scholar and the recipient of the Order of the Golden Ark, Dr. Yonzon specialized in wildlife biology. He has […]

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Unique Dog-Search Engine for the First Time Took Part in An Expedition to Search for Traces of the Snow Leopard

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WWF summarizes research on the potential snow leopard habitat in the northeastern part of South-Chu Ridge and Southern Ridge Chikhacheva (Altai Republic), performed by members of the Altai Nature Reserve with the support of WWF in the monitoring program In Russian: http://wwf.ru/news/article/8806 http://www.care2.com/news/member/100041282/2991493 20 October 2011

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Russia starts expedition to track snow leopards

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English.news.cn 2011-10-21 19:29:51 IRKUTSK, Russia, Oct. 21 (Xinhua) — Russian scientists started Friday an expedition to track the endangered snow leopards in southern Siberia, the RIA Novosti news agency reported. A research team will travel to the Altai-Sayan mountainous region to collect data on the snow leopard population and its habitat range. This is the […]

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