Saving threatened species in Afghanistan: snow leopards in the Wakhan Corridor

  title={Saving threatened species in Afghanistan: snow leopards in the Wakhan Corridor},
  author={Anthony Simms and Zalmai Moheb and Salahudin and Hussain Mihyi Ali and Inayat Ali and Timothy C. Wood},
  journal={International Journal of Environmental Studies},
  pages={299 - 312}
The Wakhan Corridor in northeast Afghanistan is an area known for relatively abundant wildlife and it appears to represent Afghanistan’s most important snow leopard landscape. The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) has been working in Wakhan since 2006. Recent camera trap surveys have documented the presence of snow leopards at 16 different locations in the landscape. These are the first camera trap records of snow leopards in Afghanistan. Threats to snow leopards in the region include the fur… Expand
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