Archive for the ‘ Zoos and Captivity ’ Category

 

Darjeeling to get new off display breeding center endangered Himalayan animals

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Amitava Banerjee, Hindustan Times Darjeeling, June 23, 2011 First Published: 20:11 IST(23/6/2011) Last Updated: 20:13 IST(23/6/2011) The Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park (PNHZP) Darjeeling, is all set to start an off display breeding centre for rare and endangered Himalayan species, specially snow leopards and red pandas at Tobgay Danra on the way to Peshok around […]

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Book review: ‘The Snow Leopard: The True Story of an Amazing Rescue’ by Juliana Hatkoff

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Published: Sunday, March 27, 2011, 6:10 PM By Mary Penn | Bay County Library System The Bay City Times “Leo the Snow Leopard: The True Story of an Amazing Rescue” by Juliana Hatkoff Scholastic, 2010, 40 pages, $17.99, Ages 4 to 10 What would you do if you found a helpless snow leopard cub? A […]

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Lonely existence for Himachal snow leopard

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2010-03-16 11:40:00 He is rugged, handsome and the undisputed monarch of his vast territory, but terribly lonely. Subhash, a nine-year-old snow leopard at a Himachal Pradesh nature park, is waiting for a suitable mate and authorities are worried the forced celibacy could adversely affect his behaviour. Subhash has been living a life of loneliness at […]

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Species Recovery Program for Snow Leopards etc. in Jammu & Kashmir

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  Jammu , Feb 28, 2010 Jammu and Kashmir government has launched Species Recovery Programme (SRP) for the endangered snow leopards, Markhor and Kashmiri stags to prevent their extinction. “Jammu and Kashmir Government’s forest department has launched centre aided SRP for three species- snow leopard, Hangul (Kashmiri stags) and Markhor- for reversing the extinction process of such […]

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LE JOURNAL DE LA CONSERVATION: new French online journal features article on snow leopards

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A new magazine called “LE JOURNAL DE LA CONSERVATION” has just been published online.

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DNA could offer captive-breeding alternative to snow leopard studbook

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Oct 16, 2009 11:03 AM in Scientific AmericanBy John PlattCaptive breeding of endangered snow leopards (Panthera uncia) has relied since 1976 on an international studbook that matches animals at zoos around the world for purposes of keeping the big cats from becoming too inbred. Breeding via studbook, however, is a slow process that does not […]

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New Snow Leopard Sculpture At Woodland Park Zoo Honors Helen Freeman

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By Gigi Allianic Seattle, WA – The champion of snow leopards, Helen Freeman, was remembered over the weekend at a private ceremony at Woodland Park Zoo that paid tribute to her tireless efforts toward protecting snow leopards and establishing the Snow Leopard Trust. Family, friends, the Snow Leopard Trust, and the zoo unveiled an ensemble […]

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Every Single Snow Leopard

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National Geographic Kids shares the story of Leo, the cub who went to live at the Bronx Zoo (Dec 07/Jan 08 Issue). Click “more” for next page…

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Santa Barbara Zoo’s Snow Leopard Festival a Success

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Source: The Santa Barbara Independent December 6, 2007- Snow in Santa Barbara? Not likely. Today, however, thousands of people flocked to the Santa Barbara Zoo to take a look at animals and children frolicking in more that 40 tons of snow. It was all part of the Snow Leopard Festival, held to raise money for […]

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Jackson Zoo Hosts “Snow Day” to Benefit Snow Leopard Conservation

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The Jackson Zoo in partnership with the International Snow Leopard Trust, an organizational member of the Snow Leopard Network, hosted a “Snow Day” on December first to increase snow leopard awareness and celebrate this cold-weather species. For more information, see http://www.jacksonzoo.org/media/documents/071127SnowDayattheZoo.pdf

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