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Author Esipov A.V.
Title Snow Leopard (Irbis) Type Miscellaneous
Year 2003 Publication Abbreviated Journal
Volume Vol. II. Animals. Issue Pages (down) 218-219
Keywords Uzbekistan; Red Data book; category of threat; number; distribution; threats; snow leopard.; 6650; Russian
Abstract Critically Endangered l (CR C2a(i); D), locally distributed western subspecies of Central Asian species. It occurs in Western Tien Shan and Western Pamir Alay. It inhabits middle and high belts of the mountains. It prefers watersheds and rocky talus slopes. It never was numerous; last decades the numbers have been decreasing. In 1980's-1990's in Hissar nature reserve 5-11 individuals were counted, in 1970's-1980's in Chatkal nature reserve the 1-3 specimens were observed. Perhaps, total number is 20-30 individuals. The threats are development of high mountain pastures, decreasing of prey numbers, human persecution and poaching. Included in the IUCN Red List [EN] and in Appendix I of CITES.
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Notes Full text available in RussianJournal Title: Red Data Book of Republic of Uzbekistan. Approved no
Call Number SLN @ rana @ 643 Serial 259
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