Snow Leopard Conservation

The snow leopard is classified as Vulnerable by the IUCN Red List, with an estimated 2,700-3,380 individuals thought to be living in the wild. The main threats to their survival in the wild are habitat loss and fragmentation, climate change, human-wildlife conflict and illegal wildlife trade.

 

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Snow Leopard Conservation

The snow leopard is classified as Vulnerable by the IUCN Red List, with an estimated 2,700-3,380 individuals thought to be living in the wild. The main threats to their survival in the wild are habitat loss and fragmentation, climate change, human-wildlife conflict and illegal wildlife trade.

 

The Snow Leopard Trust

Since 2009, Dublin Zoo has been providing financial support for the Snow Leopard Trust which works in the countries the species still exists, supporting measures to protect this threatened species. Measures include a long-term ecological study in Mongolia, livestock vaccination and insurance programmes, conservation education and supporting local enterprises.

Dublin Zoo also participates in the European Endangered Species Breeding Programme for snow leopards.

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Snow Leopard Trust: Camera Traps

A Wild Snow Leopard Family in Tost

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