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Lions across Africa have declined to about 20,000. As few as 3,000 wild cheetahs roam Namibia and only 6,000 snow leopards remain in the Himalayas.
National Geographic's Big Cats Initiative has been able to support pilot programs that effectively combat the poaching, poisoning, pesticides, and habitat loss that are eradicating big cats.
know what to do to save big cats and they need your help so that they can fully implement these conservation techniques. We have not a day to lose.
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A black leopard, one of six animals rescued from the Muskingum County Animal Farm near Zanesville, Ohio.
A grizzly bear, three leopards and two monkeys are adjusting to their new homes at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium. The six surviving animals are being held in an isolated area, away from the public. It is unclear whether they will ever be placed on public display. “Right now, they just need a period of quiet,” Doug Warmolts (director of animal care at the zoo) said.
Amur leopard captured on camera in China for first time since 1949 An Amur leopard was photographed in a forest in Wangqing county, on the border of Russia and North Korea. There are fewer than 50 Amur leopards (Panthera pardus orientalis) left living in the wild, almost all of them in Russia. The cat is classified as technically extinct in China.
Chinese officials have immediately moved to establish a national nature reserve around the Wangqing forest, in order to protect the area.