Saturday 31 March 2018

NEWSLINK: Leopards could reduce rabies by controlling stray dog numbers in India, study finds

Leopard by Bonnie Gruenberg.jpgLeopards are among the most widespread of all big cats, with a historical range covering large parts of Africa and Asia. Though humans have whittled away about 80 percent of that area, the big cats still overlap with some of the world’s largest concentrations of people. That convergence can be a recipe for conflict, but a recent study finds that leopards in India could be helping to keep people in India safe from rabies-laden dog bites.

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