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New species declared: Clouded leopard on Borneo and Sumatra
Scientists have discovered that the clouded leopard
found on the islands of Borneo and Sumatra is an e... shows that the difference between the two clouded leopard
species is comparable to the differences between other large cat species like lions, tigers, and jag...
Amur leopard still on the brink of extinction, scientists say
...rld's most endangered cat, the Amur or Far Eastern leopard
(Panthera pardus orientalis), shows that as few as... Science, conducted a routine snow-track census of leopard
numbers. "The recent census confirmed once again that the Amur leopard
survives on very shaky gro...
Update on census of world's most endangered cat -- Female Amur leopard found dead
...ment that only 25 to 34 of the Amur or Far Eastern leopard
(Panthera pardus orientalis) remain in the wild, W...e number must now be revised because a female Amur leopard
was killed. Anonymous tips led officers of two leopard
anti-poaching squads to the body of the leo...
Predators prefer to hunt small-brained prey
... and South America such as the jaguar, chimpanzee, leopard
and puma. Dr Shultz found that prey with a small brain such as small antelope, mongooses and the red river hog were more susceptible to attacks by predators compared with larger-brained prey. The report showed a strong correlation between the brain s...
Afghanistan to protect wildlife and wild lands
...irst to intensively study species such as the snow leopard
and the Marco Polo sheep in the 1970s, and in recent years he has continued to perform some of the only wildlife surveys in the high Pamirs of China, Tajikistan and Afghanistan. Dr. Schaller's years of dedicated research has also led to the project's...