Pakistan's snow leopards: Both feared and sought

Snow leopards have been forced to the edge of extinction by hunting and human encroachment and are now one of the world's most endangered animals. In the far north of Pakistan, locals have long feared them but find themselves now relying on money that saving snow leopards brings in. What is it like living alongside a ferocious predator?

BBC

Last updated on 12 April 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Pakistan
Region: 
Asia
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Habitat loss and degradation
Species: 
Uncia uncia
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals