This entry was posted on June 9, 2015 by dawnpages. It was filed under Uncategorized and was tagged with according to World Wildlife Fund, an adult male approximately five years of age weighing 41 kg, ” said Anil Manandhar, ” said Tika Ram Adhikari, Country Representative of WWF Nepal. There is an estimated 350 to 590 snow leopards in Nepal as per 2009 population data on the species. A snow leopard was radio-collared in Nepal for the first time i, Data from the device will help conservationists identify critical habitats for the elusive species. Nepalese conservationists announced on Friday that they had successfully radio-collared a second sno, Director-General of the Department of National Parks and Wildlife Conservation. “Our ability to repeat the success we had with the first collaring in 2013 during this most difficult period for the c, fitted with a GPS-satellite collar and released back into the wild on May 21, including transboundary links across India and China. “Nepal is proud to be at the forefront of global scientific efforts to get a better understanding of one of nature’s most elusive species, Nepal. Data received from the satellite collar will enable conservationists to identify critical habitats for the elusive species, the Kanchenjunga Conservation Area Project and citizen scientists from the local Snow Leopard Conservation Committee. The radio collaring was especially vital in helping identify snow leopard hotspots, the National Trust for Nature Conservation, the world’s third highest mountain. The leopard, the WWF was delighted to partner with the government of Nepal on applying new technologies to help us gain a better understanding of snow leopards, was captured near the village of Yangma in the Kanchenjunga Conservation area.