With tigers getting the spotlight, is poaching of leopards increasing in the blind spot?

With tigers, lions and elephants grabbing the limelight in India’s wildlife conservation sector, other mammals such as leopards usually remain in the shadows. But they face a similar, if not a higher, threat of poaching and human-wildlife conflict. In the last four years alone, at least 260 leopards were poached across India. The total number …

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