The snow leopard or ounce is a large cat native to the mountain ranges of
Central and South Asia. It is listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List of
The Snow Leopard Trust aims to better understand the endangered snow
leopard, and protect the cat in partnership with communities that share its habitat.
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There are up to 6000 snow leopards in the wild across 12 countries, but its
numbers are gradually declining, with hunting and habitat loss just some of the ...
Mar 8, 2014 ... The snow leopard (Panthera uncia or Uncia uncia) is a moderately large cat
native to the mountain ranges of Central Asia. The classification of ...
Two subspecies have been classically described (McCarthy et al. 2003), but
genetic analysis of intraspecific variation in the Snow Leopard has not yet been ...
The elegant and well-camouflaged snow leopard is one of the world's most
elusive cats. Thinly spread across 12 countries in central Asia, it's at home in high
Hiking in the hills of northern Pakistan in the 1970s, WCS Senior Conservationist
George Schaller spotted a snow leopard some 150 feet away. "Wisps of clouds ...