‘India tops in Snow leopard poaching’

With the number of snow leopards dwindling each year due to illegal poaching across their range in Asia’s high mountains, India along with China, Mongolia, Pakistan and Tajikistan have reported maximum cases of poaching of this endangered and elusive cat.
‘India tops in Snow leopard poaching’
‘India tops in Snow leopard poaching’

New Delhi

According to a new report by Trade Records Analysis of Flora and Fauna in Commerce (TRAFFIC), over 90 per cent of the reported snow leopard poaching occurred in these range countries. 
Range state is a term generally used in zoogeography and conservation biology to refer to any nation that exercises jurisdiction over any part of a range which a particular species, taxon or biotope inhabits, or crosses or overflies at any time on its normal migration route. 

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