For Sri Lanka’s dwindling leopards, wire snares are the leading killer

Snares are the leading cause of death among Sri Lanka’s leopards, accounting for 42 recorded deaths in the past 10 years.

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Last updated on 09 June 2020

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Sri Lanka
Region: 
Asia
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Species: 
Panthera pardus
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals