Amur tigers and leopards returning to China: direct evidence and a landscape conservation plan

  title={Amur tigers and leopards returning to China: direct evidence and a landscape conservation plan},
  author={Tianming Wang and Limin Feng and P. Mou and J. Wu and James L. D. Smith and Wenhong Xiao and Haitao Yang and H. Dou and X. Zhao and Yanchao Cheng and B. Zhou and Hongyan Wu and L. Zhang and Y. Tian and Qingxi Guo and X. Kou and Xuemei Han and D. Miquelle and C. Oliver and Rumei Xu and Jianping Ge},
  journal={Landscape Ecology},
  • Tianming Wang, Limin Feng, +18 authors Jianping Ge
  • Published 2015
  • Biology
  • Landscape Ecology
  • ContextThe Amur tiger and leopard, once roaming over the Eurasian continent, are now endangered and confined to the Sikhote-Alin Mountains, Russia—a landscape that has been increasingly fragmented due to human activities. The ultimate fate of these big cats depends on whether they can resettle in their previous main historical range in NE China. Recent sightings of these animals along the China–Russia border have aroused new hope, but direct evidence is lacking.ObjectivesThe main objectives of… CONTINUE READING

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