Snow leopard population overestimated in Nepal? DNA study suggests it may be

In September 2014, Nepali zoologist Madhu Chetri asked his professor Morten Odden a strange question during their fieldwork. “Are you tired?” he asked Odden as the duo from the Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences trekked the Annapurna region of Nepal, collecting scats of the elusive snow leopard for a DNA study.

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Last updated on 27 August 2019

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Nepal
Region: 
Asia
Species: 
Uncia uncia
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals