Don’t cross this tiger mom: Close encounter in Russia’s Far East

Don’t cross this tiger mom: Close encounter in Russia’s Far East

On Sept. 15, Aleksandr Rybin was checking a camera trap in Russia’s Sikhote-Alin Biosphere Reserve when something red and long-tailed darted in the bushes in front of him. “A thought flashed in my head: cougar?” Rybin, a 45-year-old researcher at the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) Russia, said in a statement. “No, what cougar can be […]

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Cambodia’s banteng-eating leopards edge closer to extinction, new study finds

Cambodia’s banteng-eating leopards edge closer to extinction, new study finds

For Cambodia’s last remaining Indochinese leopards (Panthera pardus delacouri), extinction could be just around the corner, a new study has found. The only breeding population of this leopard subspeciesin Cambodia is believed to occur within a large protected area complex in a part of the country called the Eastern Plains Landscape (EPL). But in just five […]

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