15 Jul '12, 6am

First-Ever Video of Snow Leopards in Their Dens in Mongolia | Care2 Causes

First-Ever Video of Snow Leopards in Their Dens in Mongolia | Care2 Causes

Scientists from Panthera , a wild cat conversation organization, and the Snow Leopard Trust have recorded the first-ever video of two snow leopard mothers and their cubs. In their natural environment, snow leopards face a number of human threats including poaching or capture for the black market. To determine how these threats, as well as natural predators and disease, affect snow leopard populations, scientists are seeking to learn their litter size in the wild, to figure out the percentage of wild cubs that survive into adulthood. Most of what is known about snow leopards is from those in captivity where they have from one to three cubs. As Dr. Howard Quigley, Panthera’s Executive Director of both Jaguar and Cougar Programs, emphasizes: “Knowledge about the first days and weeks of life is vital to our understanding of how big cat populations work, and how likely it is fo...

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