Russia's rare snow leopards find protection in camera traps

In the remote Altai mountains, cameras traps are shedding light on the secret lives of these elusive animals, enabling researchers to identify individual leopards in the first ever nationwide census

The Guardian

Last updated on 10 March 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Russian Federation
Region: 
Asia
Threats: 
Agriculture and hunting
Habitat loss and degradation
Species: 
Uncia uncia
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals
CMS tags: 
illegal trade