What is needed to keep Sri Lanka’s leopards roaming free? (Commentary)

The recent killing of a leopard at a national park in Sri Lanka, apparently for its claws and teeth, has sparked a fresh debate on the protection available to these majestic animals and whether conservation efforts are capable of protecting the dwindling leopard population.

Mongabay

Last updated on 17 January 2020

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Sri Lanka
Region: 
Asia
Threats: 
Human Disturbance
Species: 
Panthera pardus
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals