Wednesday, 19 August 2015

NEWSLINK: Endangered Amur leopard numbers recovering in eastern Russia and Siberia

Verifying the number of Amur, or Siberian, leopards is difficult but it seems the threatened big cats are making a significant recovery from being on the brink of extinction.

This follows moves in Russia and China to protect the animals from poachers. Researchers of the Land of Leopard National Park and the Beijing Pedagogical University now say the number of leopards living in the wild is around 80. Experts from the two countries have been working together to save - and monitor - the rare leopard.


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