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Endangered Leopard Snapped in NE China


Offbeat  (tags: amur leopard, researchers, photographs, endangered big cat, sighting, photographed china )

Simone
- 2779 days ago - china.org.cn
Two clear photos of the endangered amur leopard were recently taken in a forest in northeast China's Jilin Province, marking the first time for China's professional researchers to get photos of the rare animal since 1949,



   

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John C (75)
Wednesday October 12, 2011, 11:50 pm
They could have gotten photos sooner.
If they need a westerner that can track they can always call, and make an offer. Or they can wait fifty years until one will pose for them!
 

KS Goh (0)
Thursday October 13, 2011, 5:49 am
Thanks for the article.
 

Carol H (229)
Thursday October 13, 2011, 6:06 am
thanks Simone, noted
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday October 13, 2011, 10:30 am
Cool cat, I hope it can survive, taking a photo of it makes me nervous because its becoming more visible through media to the public and poachers
 

Hector R. (3)
Thursday October 13, 2011, 12:33 pm
Those Chinese killing machines must be preparing the seasoning for this poor animal.
 

Fred Krohn (34)
Thursday October 13, 2011, 1:10 pm
Photography should become the 'trophy hunt' of the future, with kill hunting of animals we don't eat banned. Great pics of the leopard! Hope the species gets a chance to recover a population.
 

jennifer t (41)
Thursday October 13, 2011, 1:56 pm
It wont take China long to kill these.They are very good at murdering animals
 

Mary Donnelly (47)
Thursday October 13, 2011, 3:05 pm
Thanks Simone.
 

Vladimir Tarlo (50)
Thursday October 13, 2011, 3:05 pm
China tortures and brutally kill tens million animals. I do not trust real barbarians.
 

Marcia Oyler (0)
Thursday October 13, 2011, 8:05 pm
Really wonderful find!! Now to keep them safe from trigger happy people!!
 

pam w (139)
Thursday October 13, 2011, 8:33 pm
PLEASE do not tell the poachers! PLEASE lie about the sighting's location! PLEASE!
 

Shirley S (187)
Thursday October 13, 2011, 9:02 pm
Please leave it in peace.
 

Muriel Servaege (53)
Friday October 14, 2011, 3:52 am
Thank you for the article. Let's hope they are left alone.
 

Ruth C (87)
Friday October 14, 2011, 7:22 am
May God protect them from the evil and greedy hands of humans!!
 

reft h (66)
Friday October 14, 2011, 11:53 pm
I hope they leave it in peace
 

Dianne D (490)
Thursday October 27, 2011, 3:26 pm
I agree with Ruth S. Amen!!!
 
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