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Author (up) Bo, W.   
  Title Snow Leopard Smuggling Aborted Type Miscellaneous
  Year 2000 Publication Abbreviated Journal  
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  Keywords China; hunting; poaching; trade; pelts; skins; coats; fur; bones; meat; browse; 4010  
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Xining, China Daily, Jan. 31--Police have detained a man for trying to smuggle two dead snow leopards, an endangered species under State protection, through the Xining Railway Station in Northwest China's Qinghai Province. Ma Deliang was stopped by police after he attempted to pass the butchered snow leopards off as beef at a shop in Sichuan Province. Ma later confessed that he bought the dead snow leopards at a local market and wanted to smuggle them to Deyang in Sichuan Province. Police also searched Ma's home and found dear heads, antlers and lynx and fox furs. Snow leopards live in highlands of altitudes between 3,000 to 6,000 metres above sea level. The population of the species has dwindled greatly since the 19th century.
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  Call Number SLN @ rana @ 376 Serial 176  
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