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Cooperation Is Saving Mongolia's Snow Leopards


Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, snow leopards, protection, environment, wildlife, wildanimals )

Cher
- 2824 days ago - care2.com
For generations snow leopards have been seen as an enemy by herders across the mountains of Mongolia. If a herder lost a sheep or a goat to a snow leopard, it caused an economic catastrophe for the family that reinforced a cycle of conflict between



   

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Carol H (229)
Friday September 23, 2011, 2:28 pm
noted, thank you Cher
 

Ruth McD (839)
Friday September 23, 2011, 6:46 pm
This is so wonderful, the Mongolian herders working together to save the snow leopards. Noted. Thanks Cher.
 

pam w (139)
Friday September 23, 2011, 6:54 pm
Glad to know this, although I've been to Mongolia and seen that their "wildlife conservation" is a joke.

When I was in Kathmandu, I was offered a hat made of snow leopard fur for the equivalent of $10. I wanted to HURT someone...but didn't know who....
 

KS Goh (0)
Saturday September 24, 2011, 1:58 am
Thanks for the article.
 

Arild Warud (174)
Saturday September 24, 2011, 2:00 am
TY Cher.
 

Bella Fitzpatrick (280)
Saturday September 24, 2011, 5:38 am
Thank You 4 sharing
 

Lindsay Kemp (6)
Saturday September 24, 2011, 7:49 am
This sounds great.
 

Kenneth V (1500)
Saturday September 24, 2011, 8:29 am
noted
 

Judith C (159)
Saturday September 24, 2011, 10:06 pm
Noted, thank you Snow Leopard Trust.
 

Lisa Neste (202)
Sunday September 25, 2011, 11:19 am
Snow Leopard's have got to be one of the most beautiful cats I have ever seen! Good on any & all efforts being made to preserve this big cat. Thanks Cher.
 

Past Member (0)
Monday September 26, 2011, 3:32 pm
Noted, thanks Cher. They are splendid.
 

Jill V (416)
Saturday October 1, 2011, 7:17 am
I agree with Lisa, they are exquisitely beautiful!
 
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