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Surprising Ally Protecting Snow Leopards: Buddhist Monks


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife )

Cher
- 505 days ago - nbcnews.com
The leopards are being protected by hundreds of Buddhist monasteries on the Tibetan plateau, new research suggests.



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Teresa W. (724)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 8:07 am
great news, thank you
 

Freya H. (318)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 8:07 am
Actually, this comes as no surprise to me. Buddhists have a profound reverence for living things.
 

Ruth S. (299)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 8:08 am
Its good that they are trying to protect them.
 

Kit B. (276)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 9:46 am

This is nice to read.
 

PrimaAWAY B. (1278)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 10:01 am
I love this story :-)
Thanks Cher
 

PrimaAWAY B. (1278)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 10:04 am
EXACTLY FREYA
I have always appreciated the way the Tibetan Buddhist are.... They are very peaceful people.

Freya H. (207) Saturday September 7, 2013, 8:07 am
Actually, this comes as no surprise to me. Buddhists have a profound reverence for living things.
 

Christeen Anderson (567)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 10:46 am
Thank you for the good read.
 

Jerry B. (120)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 11:04 am
Noted excellent..thanks Cher!
 

Ann W. (234)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 11:25 am
Thank you for posting this wonderful story. Noted and shared.
 

Gloria picchetti (301)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 11:54 am
It's lovely for the animals and the monks.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (448)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 12:22 pm
I really like monks - who doesn;t?
 

GGmaSheila D. (169)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 1:59 pm
Not surprising since the monks are known for preserving life if at all possible...still good to see. Thanks.
 

Ljiljana Milic (108)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 2:17 pm
It is not surprising for me at all – they are endangered “species” in China, both Tibetan monks and Snow leopards, they are connected, we are all connected, and like author have said QfA:
"Buddhism has as a basic tenet -- the love, respect, and compassion for all living beings,".
Thank you Cher.
 

Muriel Servaege (48)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 2:23 pm
Thank you so much to the Buddhist monks for the Snow Léopards. Thank you, Cher, for sharing the good news.
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 2:29 pm
Good news. Thanks to the Buddhist monks.
 

pam w. (190)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 4:50 pm
Thanks to them!
 

Laetitia nomailplz (171)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 5:20 pm
Thanks!
 

Connie O. (44)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 8:45 pm
wonderful that the monks are protecting them...such beautiful animals!
 

Elisa F. (240)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 9:45 pm
Love both Snow Leopards and Buddhist Monks. Kelang Wangpo Taught me Meditation. I will be Forever Grateful :) Also Love Care2. Thanks, Cher.
 

Dianne D. (465)
Sunday September 8, 2013, 12:09 am
Good news. What will the monks do when they see someone with a rifle going after the snow leopards. They don't have any weapons to use.
 

Inge Bjorkman (148)
Sunday September 8, 2013, 1:29 am
Love them all
 

monka blanke (83)
Sunday September 8, 2013, 5:47 am
No surprise, (they are both endangered).
 

Sara P. (62)
Monday September 9, 2013, 9:05 am
Thanks to the Buddhist Monks to teach to the people to not kill this majestic creatures!
 

Panchali Yapa (19)
Thursday January 30, 2014, 12:23 am
Fantastic!
 
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