Special | Living with Snow Leopards–Tashi’s Story: A NATURE Short Film - The Severity of Snow Leopard Survival

It’s difficult to determine just how many snow leopards left in the wild today, but researchers estimate there are as few as 4,000 snow leopards scattered across the mountains of twelve countries.

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Well camouflaged and highly elusive, snow leopards are seldom seen.

Researchers can't say how many snow leopards remain in the wild.

Many believe there are as few as 4,000 animals scattered across the mountains of 12 countries.

The very real possibility of Snow Leopard extinction looms.

Loss of habitat from mining has placed increased pressure on the cat and disturbed a delicate balance.