Snow leopard. Scientific Name : Panthera uncia Jessica Landgraf. Description.
Scientific Name : Pantherauncia
Where in the world are Snow Leopards found?
They are usually found in Asia, China, Bhutan, Nepal, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Russia, and Mongolia.
Why is the Snow Leopard endangered?
How many species remain?
About 4,500-7,500. About 60% of the population is in China.
Why should humans work to save this species?
The Snow Leopard is a very majestic and beautiful creature that is not a species you see everyday.
What is being done to save the species?
Conservation agencies, treaties, and laws are being created to prevent poaching and illegal trafficking.
What can be done to further help this species?
The Snow Leopard Trust.
A large non-profit organization that is constantly working to ensure the survival of the Leopard.
Are the current efforts successful?
Most efforts are successful, but the long term outlook of the species is uncertain.
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