BTN- Snow Leopards

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This BTN clip was about protecting the snow leopards since there population in India was dropping quite quickly. Most of the villages were terrified of the Snow Leopards so if one was found they would usually be killed. Some people wanted to actually protect snow leopards but they needed to do a few steps first.

1- Create Leopard proof life stock pens

2- Help the villagers see protecting the Snow Leopards as a way to make money.

3- To teach kids about the snow leopards. Conservation workers ran classes to teach the kids about the snow leopards.

 

The habitat of the Snow leopard is in the Himalayan Mountains. They live from Afghanistan to Mongolia.

In India locals saw the Snow Leopards as pests.

Locals call the Snow Leopard queen of the mountains.

 

How do Snow Leopards keep warm, is it their fur?

What is the population now?

 

Researches believe that the number of Snow Leopards still in the wild was from 4000-7000. 

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