Tuesday, 21 February 2017

PHOTOS: Camera traps reveal undiscovered leopard population in Javan forest

In the Cikepuh area of Indonesia’s most-populated island of Java, leopards vanished long ago.

Or so people thought.

This week, the Indonesian Ministry of Environment and Forestry announced that hidden cameras had confirmed the presence of Javan leopards (Panthera pardus melas) in Cikepuh, a wildlife sanctuary along the island’s southern coast.


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