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Hundreds of endangered snow leopards killed annually

snow leopards

Hundreds of snow leopards, an endangered species, are being killed illegally¬†every year in the remote mountains of Asia, extending from China to Tajikistan, says a new report. Only about 4000 to 6500 of these elusive animals are estimated to be surviving in the wild at present.¬†International trade in snow leopards has been banned since 1975. …