Snow leopard spotted in Nanda Devi National Park in Uttarakhand
Camera traps in Nanda Devi National Park reveal a pair of Snow Leopards. A smile adorns with such revelations. Good news being nurtured, folks! Courtesy: Director, Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve. @CentralIfs @RandeepHooda @moefcc @uttarakhandpost pic.twitter.com/OTExWStv0l— Akash Kumar Verma. (@verma_akash) April 12, 2020
Snow leopard is a rare species and there is a conservation programme called the Global Snow Leopard and Ecosystem Protection (GSLEP) programme in which several countries are members.
There is also a dedicated International Snow Leopard Day (October 23). The maximum population of snow leopards is found in Mongolia and China.
This programme was hosted by India last year in October and a protocol was finalised for the enumeration of snow leopards. Once the enumeration is completed, the plan is to double the population of snow leopards in the world.