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Snow leopard mother and cub snuggle up as they go to sleep. Watch adorable video

In this video shared on Instagram, the viewers can see the footage from a closed-circuit camera where a mother snow leopard can be seen snuggling her cub when it is time for them to sleep at night.
The little snow leopard cub can be seen snuggling up to its mom at night. (instagram/@thebigcatsanctuaryuk)
The little snow leopard cub can be seen snuggling up to its mom at night. (instagram/@thebigcatsanctuaryuk)
Updated on Nov 11, 2021 07:01 PM IST
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BySohini Sengupta

This adorable clip of a snow leopard duo is the perfect example of couple goals

While many couldn’t stop pointing out how adorable the duo looked, others requested more clips of Jessie and Panja.
The image shows snow leopards Jessie and Panja.(Instagram/@paradisewildlifepark)
The image shows snow leopards Jessie and Panja.(Instagram/@paradisewildlifepark)
Published on Aug 02, 2021 01:06 PM IST
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BySrimoyee Chowdhury

A snow leopard is hiding in this pic. Tweeple are struggling to see it, can you?

The post has left tweeple zooming in and out on the picture to spot the snow leopard.
The image has a snow leopard hiding in the rocks. (Twitter@rameshpandeyifs)
The image has a snow leopard hiding in the rocks. (Twitter@rameshpandeyifs)
Published on Jul 14, 2021 08:30 PM IST
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BySrimoyee Chowdhury

Snow leopard gives birth to cub at Darjeeling zoological park

"The total number of snow leopards at the park now stands 13", Rai said.
The image shows the snow leopard.(ANI)
The image shows the snow leopard.(ANI)
Published on Apr 28, 2021 07:05 PM IST
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Kibber village in remote Spiti valley of Himachal declared containment zone after 14 Covid cases surface

Village head cites wedding organised recently as the prime reason for spike in coronavirus cases
Lahaul and Spiti is among the top three districts with a high positivity rate in Himachal Pradesh. Kibber is situated at an altitude of 14,400 feet and is surrounded by a wildlife sanctuary, which is the habitat of the elusive snow leopard.(HT Photo)
Lahaul and Spiti is among the top three districts with a high positivity rate in Himachal Pradesh. Kibber is situated at an altitude of 14,400 feet and is surrounded by a wildlife sanctuary, which is the habitat of the elusive snow leopard.(HT Photo)
Published on Dec 05, 2020 11:57 AM IST
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Regular sightings indicate rise in number of snow leopards in HP

Census of the animals by the wildlife wing of the forest department and the Nature Conservation Foundation, Mysuru, has stalled because of the Covid-19 pandemic
According to the census being conducted by the wildlife wing of the forest department and the Nature Conservation Foundation, Mysuru, 52 snow leopards have been identified in 10 remote sites in Lahaul, Spiti, Chamba and Kinnaur .(Photo: Himachal Forest Dept (Files))
According to the census being conducted by the wildlife wing of the forest department and the Nature Conservation Foundation, Mysuru, 52 snow leopards have been identified in 10 remote sites in Lahaul, Spiti, Chamba and Kinnaur .(Photo: Himachal Forest Dept (Files))
Updated on Nov 22, 2020 06:02 PM IST
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Uttarakhand govt trying to generate jobs via country’s first snow leopard conservation centre

The snow leopard conservation centre aims to give employment to the local population through different avenues.
Model of snow leopard conservation centre to be built in Uttarkashi district.(HT photo)
Model of snow leopard conservation centre to be built in Uttarkashi district.(HT photo)
Updated on Nov 01, 2020 06:16 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | BySuparna Roy

Rare snow leopards spotted last month in Gangotri National Park

“Snow leopards have been seen in Gangotri National Park, multiple times since last month,” animal scientist Shambhu Prasad Nautiyal said.
The image shows snow leopards.(ANI)
The image shows snow leopards.(ANI)
Updated on Sep 22, 2020 10:09 AM IST
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Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand | ByAsian News International | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury

India’s first snow leopard conservation centre to come up in Uttarakhand

Chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat along with state forest minister and officials from the state forest department took a meeting in this regard on Saturday.
A snow leopard camera trapped in Gori Valley in Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh district.(HT File Photo)
A snow leopard camera trapped in Gori Valley in Uttarakhand’s Pithoragarh district.(HT File Photo)
Published on Aug 01, 2020 10:18 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | BySuparna Roy

Snow leopard captured on camera in Uttarakhand’s Gangotri National Park

A video clip of a snow leopard crossing a road near the Nelong Valley was captured in August last year by an Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) official, who shared it with forest officials.
A snow leopard was spotted in Gangotri National Park in Uttarakhand. The picture of this snow leopard was shot in 2017 in Uttarakhand.(HT Photo Archives)
A snow leopard was spotted in Gangotri National Park in Uttarakhand. The picture of this snow leopard was shot in 2017 in Uttarakhand.(HT Photo Archives)
Updated on Jun 16, 2020 12:53 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | ByNeeraj Santoshi | Posted by: Shankhyaneel Sarkar

Snow leopard conflict cases rise in Ladakh

Out of the nine snow leopards found in conflict with habitation, six had to be caught and moved to the department’s rescue centre in Leh for a period of 15 days to a month.
Out of the nine conflicts with habitation, six had to be caught and moved to a rescue centre in Leh.(Md. Sajid Sultan)
Out of the nine conflicts with habitation, six had to be caught and moved to a rescue centre in Leh.(Md. Sajid Sultan)
Updated on May 26, 2020 10:05 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByJayashree Nandi, New Delhi

These snow leopards cuddling together may force you to rethink your weekend plans

“So lovely to see. With so much anxiety around we need more of these videos,” comments a Facebook user about the video.
The viral video shows two snow leopards enjoying some down time.(Facebook/Paradise Wildlife Park)
The viral video shows two snow leopards enjoying some down time.(Facebook/Paradise Wildlife Park)
Updated on Mar 13, 2020 03:59 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByAmrita Kohli

Rise in number of snow leopards in Himachal brings cheer to wildlife enthusiasts

Recent sightings of the wild cat show state’s efforts to protect the endangered feline have begun to yield results.
A snow leopard spotted in a high-altitude area of Lahaul and Spiti district. The habitat of the state animal of Himachal Pradesh spans from Kibber wildlife sanctuary in Lahaul and Spiti to Kugti sanctuary in Chamba. Snow leopards are found at altitudes between 9,800 ft and 17,000 ft in rugged terrain.(HT FILE)
A snow leopard spotted in a high-altitude area of Lahaul and Spiti district. The habitat of the state animal of Himachal Pradesh spans from Kibber wildlife sanctuary in Lahaul and Spiti to Kugti sanctuary in Chamba. Snow leopards are found at altitudes between 9,800 ft and 17,000 ft in rugged terrain.(HT FILE)
Updated on Feb 27, 2020 06:32 PM IST
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Snow leopard ‘catwalks’ in Himachal Pradesh’s Spiti, netizens amazed. Watch

Exclusive footage of a stunning snow leopard wandering close to a tourist car was posted by IFS officer Susanta Nanda.
Footage of a stunning snow leopard wandering close to a tourist car in Himachal Pradesh.(Twitter/@susantananda3)
Footage of a stunning snow leopard wandering close to a tourist car in Himachal Pradesh.(Twitter/@susantananda3)
Updated on Feb 17, 2020 07:49 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | BySrimoyee Chowdhury

130 crore allocated to protect endangered snow leopard in Himachal

The project to protect the 200 or so snow leopards in Himachal begins in 2019 and will be completed by 2024.
The project will be implemented in tribal districts Lahaul-Spiti, Kinnaur and Pangi in Chamba district.(HT File)
The project will be implemented in tribal districts Lahaul-Spiti, Kinnaur and Pangi in Chamba district.(HT File)
Published on Sep 19, 2019 10:40 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Shimla | ByNavneet Rathore, Shimla

Remote Pangi Valley bustles with faunal diversity

Census by state wildlife wing in Sechu Tuan Nalla sanctuary last month finds rare species of Himalayan brown bear, snow leopard, musk deer, long tailed marmot, red fox and Royle’s pika apart from 50 species of birds
Updated on Aug 21, 2019 10:54 PM IST
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Snow leopard sighted at Nelong in Gangotri National Park

he snow leopard, found at an altitude of 3,000m, is a Schedule I animal under the Wildlife Protection Act of India and is listed as “endangered” by the International Union for Conservation of Nature.
Screengrab(Photo: Twitter/ANI)
Screengrab(Photo: Twitter/ANI)
Updated on Jul 06, 2019 11:34 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Dehradun | BySuparna Roy

No proof to back army’s Yeti footprints claim, say experts

The army tweeted late on Monday to say that one of its mountaineering expedition had come across the footprints of the Yeti, or the abominable snowman as it is known in legends, near the Makalu Base Camp earlier in April.
Scientists and experts said on Tuesday there is no evidence to back the presence of the mythical Yeti after the Indian Army said it has sighted the footprints of the ape-like creature of folklores in eastern Nepal.
Scientists and experts said on Tuesday there is no evidence to back the presence of the mythical Yeti after the Indian Army said it has sighted the footprints of the ape-like creature of folklores in eastern Nepal.
Updated on May 07, 2020 06:11 PM IST
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Sighting snow leopard a source of livelihood for youth in Himachal Pradesh tribal belt

With limited avenues of earning, the Himachal Pradesh government has trained local youth to sight the snow leopard and other animals without disturbing the flora and fauna in the region.
Snow leopards in Himachal Pradesh are usually found at an altitudes between 9,800 to 17,000 feet in high and rugged terrains.(HT File)
Snow leopards in Himachal Pradesh are usually found at an altitudes between 9,800 to 17,000 feet in high and rugged terrains.(HT File)
Published on Jan 21, 2019 04:19 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Shimla | By, Shimla

Endangered species are key to our survival

Animal, plant and marine biodiversity keeps our ecosystems functional.
The endangered species (birds and animals) in conservation priority include Asian wild buffalo, Asiatic lion, Brow-antlered deer or Sangai, Dugong, Edible Nest swiftlet, Gangetic river dolphin, Great Indian bustard, Hangul, Indian rhino or Great one-horned rhinoceros, Jerdon’s course, Malabar civet, Marine turtles, Nicobar megapode, Niligiri tahr, snow leopard, swamp deer and vultures.(HINDUSTAN TIMES)
The endangered species (birds and animals) in conservation priority include Asian wild buffalo, Asiatic lion, Brow-antlered deer or Sangai, Dugong, Edible Nest swiftlet, Gangetic river dolphin, Great Indian bustard, Hangul, Indian rhino or Great one-horned rhinoceros, Jerdon’s course, Malabar civet, Marine turtles, Nicobar megapode, Niligiri tahr, snow leopard, swamp deer and vultures.(HINDUSTAN TIMES)
Updated on Jan 04, 2019 07:53 AM IST
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Man versus wild: Treat the remaining wild habitats as sacrosanct

Unfortunately, our fuses are getting shorter and shorter – and with politicians lighting them left, right and centre, (in the hallowed name of ‘development’) the omens are ominous.
Elephants will stubbornly follow their ancient migratory routes, knowing that it is one way to keep themselves from bankrupting a single habitat. Put up a tea garden or coffee plantation in their way – and they will simply go through it. Traumatise them with crackers and fire, and they will seek refuge in the nearest village bar – and then really run amuck(HINDUSTAN TIMES)
Elephants will stubbornly follow their ancient migratory routes, knowing that it is one way to keep themselves from bankrupting a single habitat. Put up a tea garden or coffee plantation in their way – and they will simply go through it. Traumatise them with crackers and fire, and they will seek refuge in the nearest village bar – and then really run amuck(HINDUSTAN TIMES)
Updated on Dec 27, 2018 08:57 AM IST
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ByRanjit Lal

World Tourism Day 2018: Sikkim: Paradise Untapped – Top 15 Places To Visit In Sikkim

As the monsoons bid adieu and the winter season is ahead of us, it’s the best time to visit the land of picturesque glaciers and quaint meadows, Sikkim. As perfect timing has it, with the inauguration of Pakyong Airport this Monday, September 24, one can expect a surge in tourism in the area.
Sikkim is a must-visit for both the quiet reader sitting in a cozy corner at a quaint café or the social media buff sharing visual travel diaries on Instagram(Gurudongmar Lake clicked by @farawaylens on Instagram)
Sikkim is a must-visit for both the quiet reader sitting in a cozy corner at a quaint café or the social media buff sharing visual travel diaries on Instagram(Gurudongmar Lake clicked by @farawaylens on Instagram)
Updated on Sep 27, 2018 02:01 PM IST
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New habitats of elusive snow leopards found in Himachal

Wildlife conservationists attribute the new habitat to an increase in prey base of snow leopards that primarily hunt wild sheep and goats.
Members of Sabarimala Ayyappa Seva Samajam (SASS) take part in a protest against Supreme Court verdict on the entry of women of all ages into the Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa Temple, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, on October 7, 2018.(Biplov Bhuyan/ HT Photo)
Members of Sabarimala Ayyappa Seva Samajam (SASS) take part in a protest against Supreme Court verdict on the entry of women of all ages into the Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa Temple, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, on October 7, 2018.(Biplov Bhuyan/ HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 07, 2018 11:49 PM IST
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