SMN Weekly – Critically endangered leopard species making a comeback, experts say

February 24, 2015 5:16 AM

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Experts from the World Wildlife Fund say that a critically endangered leopard species indigenous to parts of Russia and China has begun to make a comeback.

The Amur leopard, which at one time roamed great swathes of the Russian southeast and well into northeastern China, had dwindled in numbers to only 30 specimens when surveyed in 2007. However, things are looking up: a new survey, taken from data from the Land of the Leopard National Park in Russia, ...

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