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 …

Sourced through Scoop.it from: india.mongabay.com

Tags:

  • Show Comments (0)

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

comment *

  • name *

  • email *

  • website *

You May Also Like

Now, officials use tiger urine to catch K4

K4’s movements can be kept within a smaller area by hoping that it would ...

Welcome Ballarat’s newest resident, Sumatran Tiger Maneki | VIDEO

It is believed there could be as few as 500 Sumatran tigers left in ...

Analysis: Rat Poison Found in 85 Percent of Tested Mountain Lions, Bobcats, Fishers

Center for Biological Diversity: Poisonings Prompt California to Reassess Super-toxic RodenticidesSourced through Scoop.it from: ...