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Extremely Rare Leopards Caught on Film in Russia : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

Extremely Rare Leopards Caught on Film in Russia : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

The recordings shot in two desolate regions of Russia, near the easternmost border with China, are being hailed as evidence that Armur leopard's numbers could be on the rise. For the last six years, the WWF and Russia's Institute of Sustainable Use of Natural Resources have been monitoring the cat's habitat with camera traps as a way of surveying the health of their population. This latest survey turned up some unexpectedly encouraging results. "In the previous 5 years of camera-trapping, we were able to identify between 7 and 9 individual leopards in this monitoring plot every year. But this year, the survey was record-breaking: today 12 different leopards inhabit the territory," says WWF Russia's program coordinator Sergei Aramilev. "The results are pointing to a population increase of up to 50 per cent within the target group in Kedrovaya Pad and Leopardoviy, and I thin...

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