Climate Change Threatens Snow Leopards Even More Than Humans
If the warming climate isn't checked, it could yank critical living and hunting territory out from under the planet's few remaining snow leopards.By Evan Thomas | October 24, 2015
A new report from the World Wildlife Fund details how a warming climate could soon eliminate more than a third of the already shrinking snow leopard habitat and push the species toward extinction. (Video via Wildlife Conservation Society)
The WWF estimates there are fewer than 6,400 snow leopards left in their native ranges in central Asia — and that number could be as low as 4,000.