Afghanistan

Afghanistan

Afghanistan encompasses the far western range extent of the snow leopard’s distribution. Included within Afghanistan’s range is the Wakhan Corridor, the narrow panhandle of land in Badakhshan province (in the far northeast of the country) that connects Afghanistan...
Bhutan

Bhutan

In Bhutan, the snow leopard (Panthera uncia) is revered as a mountain deity by the yak herders and the mountain communities. The snow leopard habitat in Bhutan encompasses the alpine landscapes in the north which also includes many sacred mountains and glacial lakes...
China

China

China is home to the world’s largest snow leopard population, with an estimated 2000 – 2500 individuals. The largest share of the cat’s range is on the Tibetan plateau. National Snow Leopard & Ecosystem Protection Plan: Download as PDF: China_NSLEP Minister:...
India

India

Snow leopard habitats in India are spread over the northern Himalayan mountains of the states of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand in western Himalayan region and Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh along the eastern Himalayan areas. The range occupied by...
Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan

  The snow leopard is an official symbol of Kazakhstan, which was a suggestion of President Nursultan Nazarbayev. Thus, the symbolism of this species is an important argument and an incentive in the goal to save it for posterity. Numerous organizations, sports...
Kyrgyzstan

Kyrgyzstan

There are about two percent of the world’s species of flora and more than three percent of the species of the world fauna in the Kyrgyz Republic. Taking into account that the country occupies 0.03% of the area of the planet or 0.13% of the terrestrial parts of the...