WCS Discovers Healthy Snow Leopard Population In Afghanistan

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  • Camera trap surveys show surprising numbers of elusive big cats in Wakhan Corridor in northeastern Afghanistan
  • With USAID support, WCS is working with Afghanistan communities on conservation to benefit wildlife and human livelihoods

NEW YORK (July 13, 2011) – The Wildlife Conservation Society has discovered a surprisingly healthy population of rare snow leopards living in the mountainous reaches of northeastern Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor, according to a new study.

The discovery gives hope to the world’s most elusive big cat, which … Read More