Saving the elusive snow leopard

Kunak was on his way to becoming a circus performer when he was saved by forest rangers. Just a cub when he was brought to the snow leopard rehabilitation centre near Lake Issyk-Kul in Kyrgyzstan, he is now a gracefully aged snow leopard.

Dawn

Last updated on 13 September 2017

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