Archive for July, 2012

 

First Snow Leopards Collared in Afghanistan

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Wildlife Conservation Society – WAKHAN CORRIDOR, AFGHANISTAN, (July 17, 2012) – 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 during a recent expedition. The team successfully captured and released the male snow leopards […]

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Endangered Snow Leopard Habitat Threatened by Climate Change, WWF Study Shows

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Washington D.C. (PRWEB) July 16, 2012 Thirty percent of snow leopard habitat may be lost in the Himalayas, due to treeline shift. A new study shows that climate change presents a heightened threat for snow leopards in the Himalaya Mountains, according to conservation group World Wildlife Fund. The study, carried out by WWF scientists and […]

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First Ever Videos of Snow Leopard Mother and Cubs Recorded in Mongolia

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New York, NY – 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, located and  recorded by scientists from Panthera , a wild cat conservation organization, and the Snow Leopard Trust […]

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Snow leopard caught on camera in Uttarakhand

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For the second year in a row a snow leopard was captured by the cameras installed in the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve (NDBR) in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. The NDBR is taking technical support of the Dehradun-based Wildlife Institute of India (WII) for this special exercise which began last year. A total of fifteen […]

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