Report: Leopards on the Brink of Extinction

Leopards have been sighted roaming freely in the vast waters surrounding the Indian Ocean island nation, raising concerns about the animals’ fate. Leopards on the brink of extinction: they might be losing their natural…

Report: Leopards on the Brink of Extinction

Leopards have been sighted roaming freely in the vast waters surrounding the Indian Ocean island nation, raising concerns about the animals’ fate.

Leopards on the brink of extinction: they might be losing their natural warpath. http://t.co/L6RnuQGJo4 pic.twitter.com/gcAN66iBNQ — Animal Planet (@AnimalPlanet) April 11, 2016

Read the full story on Katie and his investigation into the faltering leopard population in Sri Lanka, here:

There’s not much that can be said about the nature of leopard life that is not said on Earth Day. But the excitement—or lack thereof—among conservationists and members of the Asian wildlife industry on the plight of Sri Lanka’s leopards is palpable. Once considered to be among the world’s greatest predators, the species has seen its numbers plummet in Sri Lanka, and conservationists believe the organization of a conservation project could be the key to saving it. In 1990, 3,800 leopards roamed Sri Lanka, but today there are just 1,000 left.

Read the full story on Katie and his investigation into the faltering leopard population in Sri Lanka, here:

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