Indochinese leopard has disappeared from 94% of its historical range

Indochinese leopard has disappeared from 94% of its historical range

The Indochinese leopard is struggling to survive. Once widespread across southeast Asia, the leopard subspecies has been wiped out from much of its habitat, and now occurs only in six percent of its historical range, a new study published in Biological Conservation has found. “Nobody was expecting this,” co-author Jan F. Kamler, Southeast Asia Leopard Program […]

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Zambia lifts hunting ban on big cats

Nine months after Zambia lifted its general trophy hunting ban—including on elephants—the country has now lifted its ban on hunting African lions (Panthera leo) and leopards (Panthera pardus). The Zambia Wildlife Authority (ZAWA) lifted the ban after surveying its big cat populations and setting new regulations. During the announcement the country’s Minister of Tourism and […]

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The Leopard Hunts in Darkness

Stealth coupled with great night vision give the Leopard (Panthera pardus) the edge in this very unique habitat of the Luangwa River Valley. South Luangwa National Park, Zambia. with Luangwa River Camp and Robin Pope Safaris. Nikon D4. Nikon 200-400mm. ISO 6400 f4 @ 1/125 sec. Lexar Media.   © Dana Allen www.photosafari-africa.net www.facebook.com/DanaAllenPhotoSafari

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