News tagged with amur leopards

World's rarest wild cat doubles in number

At least 57 Amur leopards now exist in Russia's Land of the Leopard National Park, up from just 30 cats counted in 2007, according to new census data announced last week. An additional 8-12 leopards were counted in adjacent ...

dateFeb 24, 2015 in Ecology
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Doomed deer freed to feed China's elusive tigers

High in the mountains of northeastern China, conservationists looking to preserve the endangered Amur tiger—the world's largest living feline—are releasing deer into the area for the big cats to kill and eat.

dateSep 16, 2013 in Ecology
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First camera trap photos of rare leopard in China

The first-known camera trap photos of an Amur leopard in China have recently been taken by protected area staff in Hunchun Amur Tiger National Nature Reserve in Jilin Province according to the Wildlife Conservation Society. ...

dateApr 25, 2012 in Ecology
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Critically endangered Amur leopards captured on video

Recent video footage from a survey on a group of critically endangered Amur leopards in the Russian Far East has yielded unexpectedly positive results, giving evidence that some wild groups of the big cat are showing clear ...

dateJul 13, 2011 in Ecology
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