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Amur Leopard Population Booms—to 57

Amur Leopard Population Booms—to 57

The world's rarest big cats have become ever-so-slightly less rare over the past decade. According to a census released this week, there are now at least 57 Amur leopards (Panthera pardus orientalis) in Russia.

February 24, 2015 — John R. Platt
Tiger Populations in Nepal Can't Grow without More Food and Space

Tiger Populations in Nepal Can't Grow without More Food and Space

Nepal has a lofty goal: The country wants to have at least 250 Bengal tigers (Panthera tigris tigris) within its borders by the year 2022. They've already made pretty amazing progress, growing the population from 121 in 2009 to 198 in 2013.

February 4, 2015 — John R. Platt
Sunday Species Snapshot: Alaotran Gentle Lemur

Sunday Species Snapshot: Alaotran Gentle Lemur

A primate that lives only in wetlands? That alone makes the Alaotran gentle lemur unique. But this tiny lemur lives in incredibly limited constrained habitat, which continues to shrink around it.

December 22, 2013 — John R. Platt

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