Food habits of the snow leopard Panthera uncia (Schreber, 1775) in Baltistan, Northern Pakistan

  title={Food habits of the snow leopard Panthera uncia (Schreber, 1775) in Baltistan, Northern Pakistan},
  author={Muhammad Bilal Anwar and Rodney T. Jackson and Muhammad Sajid Nadeem and Jan E. Jane{\vc}ka and Shafqat Hussain and Mirza Azhar Beg and Ghulam Muhammad and Mazhar Qayyum},
  journal={European Journal of Wildlife Research},
The snow leopard (Panthera uncia) inhabits the high, remote mountains of Pakistan from where very little information is available on prey use of this species. Our study describes the food habits of the snow leopard in the Himalayas and Karakoram mountain ranges in Baltistan, Pakistan. Ninety-five putrid snow leopard scats were collected from four sites in Baltistan. Of these, 49 scats were genetically confirmed to have originated from snow leopards. The consumed prey was identified on the basis… CONTINUE READING
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