13 Jul '11, 8pm

Viable population of snow leopards still roam Afghanistan

Viable population of snow leopards still roam Afghanistan

Conservationists oppose snow leopard hunt for 'science' (03/23/2011) Conservationists have come out in opposition against a plan by the Mongolian government to issue four permits to kill snow leopards (Panthera uncia ) for 'scientific research'. The permits were awarded to foreign nationals last month. Snow leopards are listed as Endangered by the IUCN Red List with their population declining. "If the planned hunting of snow leopards is allowed to go forward, Mongolia's creditability as a leader in conservation of [snow leopards] and other rare species will be severely tarnished," reads a letter from Tom McCarthy, Executive Director of Panthera's Snow Leopard Program and George Schaller, Vice President of Panthera, to Mongolia's Minister of Nature, Environment, and Tourism. Treasure chest of wildlife camera trap photos made public (02/27/2011) Photos taken by camera traps ...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0713-hance_snowleopards.html

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Snow leopards found in Afghanistan

Snow leopards found in Afghanistan

mnn.com 13 Jul '11, 8pm

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