Why is the Snow Leopard under threat?

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The snow leopard or ounce (Panthera uncia) is a large cat native to the mountain ranges of Central and South Asia. It is listed as Vulnerable on the list of Threatened Species because the global population is estimated to number less than 10,000 mature individuals and set to decline about 10% in the next 23 years. As of 2016, the global population was estimated at 4,678 to 8,745 mature individuals but exact numbers are unknown and it is thought that there may be as few as 3,920 and

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Tour Spotlight: Snow Leopard Tracking 2019

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This epic photography adventure takes you to Hemis National Park, Ladakh – India’s most protected Snow Leopard area – with adventure travel photographer and expedition doctor, Andrew Peacock.

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Experience the magic of an Indian Festival

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India loves to celebrate and it is well known all over the world as a country of cultural and traditional festivals. With so many cultures and religions, there is a festival celebration every month in India and each festival is celebrated uniquely in different ways according to the rituals, beliefs and its significant history behind it.

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