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Entries in Mammals - leopards (12)

Thursday
Aug 31 2017

Snow leopard summit marks halfway point for saving the guardian of Asia’s high mountain ecosystems

Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, 31st August–Wildlife crime was recognized as a priority by the 12 range country leaders at the 2nd International Forum on Snow Leopard and Ecosystem Conservation.

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Friday
Jan 20 2017

Combatting Snow Leopard poaching & trafficking the elusive X factor to conserve Asia’s high mountain ecosystems

Kathmandu, Nepal, 20th January 2017—As scientists and government officials considered new evidence of cross-border migration of Snow Leopard individuals, a presentation of TRAFFIC’s research on poaching and trade emphasised that poachers and traffickers also have no boundaries.

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Friday
Oct 21 2016

Hundreds of snow leopards poached each year

New York, USA, 21st October 2016—With possibly as few as 4,000 snow leopards surviving in the wild, a new report from TRAFFIC has found that hundreds of the endangered big cats are being killed illegally each year across their range in Asia’s high mountains.

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Thursday
Oct 20 2016

Tiger cub among menagerie of animals seized in Malaysia enforcement operations

Putrajaya, Malaysia, 20th October 2016—In a string of five raids yesterday, the Department of Wildlife and National Parks Peninsular Malaysia (PERHILITAN) seized 32 wild animals including a Tiger cub and arrested 5 people including one buyer.

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Monday
Feb 17 2014

Wildlife Department vigilance leads to five leopards seized in five months

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 17th February 2014—Wildlife authorities have arrested two men and seized a leopard—the fifth to be found in raids in Peninsular Malaysia in less than six months.

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Thursday
Sep 12 2013

Man charged for illegal possession of Tiger and four leopards

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 12th September 2013—A Malaysian man caught with a Tiger and four leopards in his car has been charged with five counts under the Wildlife Conservation Act 2010 for illegal possession of the dead animals.

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Friday
Sep 28 2012

Four Leopards a week enter India’s illegal wildlife trade

New Delhi, India, 28th September 2012—At least four Leopards have been poached and their body parts entered into illegal wildlife trade every week for at least 10 years in India, according to TRAFFIC’s latest study “ Illuminating the Blind Spot: A study on illegal trade in Leopard parts in India ” launched today by Dr Divyabhanusinh Chavda, President, WWF-India.

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Friday
May 13 2011

Live leopards and other animals found in luggage

in Japanese

Bangkok, Thailand, 13th May 2011—Passport, tickets, leopard cubs? That’s exactly what a United Arab Emirates man was found carrying when police arrested him at the Suvarnabhumi International Airport in the early hours of this morning.

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