Archive for December, 2013

 

High Altitude Snow Leopard Photographed in NW China

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Source: http://www.ecns.cn/2013/12-03/91032.shtml Date: 03 December 2013 Author: Li Yan, Web Editor, ecns.com A wild snow leopard was recently photographed pursuing a herd of Ibexes at 5,100 meters, the highest altitude of any snow leopard photographed in China. Snow Leopard Network member Ma Ming was quoted in the article. He estimates the individual photographed to be […]

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Ancient “sister of snow leopards” found in Tibet

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Palaeontologists have recently unearthed evidence of a previously unknown species of prehistoric big cat, which is believed to be an ancestor to modern snow leopards. See journal article here: http://rspb.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/281/1774/20132686. BBC article full text: Oldest big cat fossil found in Tibet Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24913291 Author: James Morgan, Science reporter, BBC News Date: 13 November 2013 The oldest […]

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