03 Dec '11, 8pm

Snow leopard genetics

Snow leopard genetics

Central Asia needs to check the endangered snow leopard's (Panthera uncial) populations throughout the vast mountain ranges of the Pamir, Tien Shan, Altai, Karakoram and Himalaya. Nepali scientists have carried out a very useful preliminary survey which is likely to bring us to a full understanding of the precarious perch that is the situation both of the snow leopard and its hold on existence. Starting to check their population of 350-500 animals, the researchers were based in Kathmandu and Texas. Western Shey Phoksundo NP and Kangchanjunga Conservation Area in far-eastern Nepal were chosen for this first survey. It should now be duplicated throughout the animal's range in Nepal and then in all of the twelve countries within the species' range. Here is the Nepali map and an indication of the researchers' future search for more of this most elusive species. Map of the stud...

Full article: http://www.earthtimes.org/conservation/snow-leopard-genet...

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