Once a trophy hunting concession, now a snow leopard sanctuary

Snow leopards are showing up on camera traps in places they’d never been seen before – thanks to an innovative programme in Kyrgyzstan.

The Guardian

Last updated on 10 January 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Kyrgyzstan
Region: 
Asia
Threats: 
Prey depletion
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Illegal trade
Habitat loss and degradation
Species: 
Uncia uncia
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals