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Summary: Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India], Mar 16 (ANI): The population of endangered snow leopards has witnessed a surge in the Himalayas in the recent times.
The snow leopard was brought to the newly-established zoo from Ayubia National Park in Abbottabad district.
He also noted that Kyrgyzstan needs to work upon its laws on protection of snow leopards.
Ali said that the leopard died a natural death as snow leopards don't live longer than 14 years.
Addressing an event organized by Snow Leopard Foundation and Embassy of Kyrgyzstan in collaboration with Serena hotel in connection with International Wild life Day 2018, the minister said 'I have very close link to snow leopards as I was elected as chairman of global snow leopard steering committee in 2015.
Under the first initiative, in collaboration with WWF International and Gilgit-Baltistan Wildlife and Forest Department, the organisation would install Spatial Monitoring and Reporting Tool (SMART), a technology based framework to control wildlife poaching and illegal trade of snow leopard in Misgar Valley of Hunza district, Gilgit-Baltistan.
Markal agreed to conduct bilateral conference and providing technical support like movies books on snow leopard for information center.
He also said construction of roads and mining schemes have disturbed snow leopard populations and driven them to other areas.
Called 'ghosts of the mountains' by the Himalayan people because of their ability to mysteriously appear and disappear with equal stealth, snow leopards have long been classified as endangered in Bhutan, according to Lonely Planet.
ISLAMABAD -- In order to tackle the threats confronting a declining population of snow leopards in Pakistan, there is need to increase protected areas for the animal and improve restoration and management of existing habitats to promote its conservation across the population range.
Elsevier, an information analytics company that specialises in science and health, reported on Monday that The Wildlife Society's 2017 Wildlife Publication Award in the Book Category has been won by Snow Leopards.
THE elusive snow leopard - long considered endangered - has been upgraded to "vulnerable," though conservationists warned the new classification does not mean they are safe.