Tag Archives: Leopards

Ice Age to Present: Big Cats Face Extinction Due to Prey Loss, Says Study

When a global team of researchers undertook a project to study whether Ice Age extinction trends could be applied to present day lions and tigers, they were surprised to find that next in the line are the African Lion and Sunda clouded leopard. Using a new global database FelidDIET, the team of scientists from the universities of Sussex, Oxford’s Wildlife ...

Read More »

Leopards in India’s Human Populated Areas Not Conflict Animals: Study

Defending leopards in human populated areas as not necessarily or always “stray” or “conflict” animals, a GPS-based study in India said they are good-natured residents with strategies to thrive in these areas. The study, which observed the secret lives of these big cats, suggests that policy makers need to rethink India’s leopard management strategies, saying they apply tactics to avoid ...

Read More »

First GPS Study in India Says Leopards in Human Areas not ‘Conflict’ Animals

The first GPS-based study of leopards in India revealed that leopards in human areas are not always "stray" or "conflict" animals but residents with strategies to thrive in human dominated areas. The study, which delved into the secret lives of these big cats, suggests that policy makers need to rethink India’s leopard management strategies. The findings showed that leopards apply ...

Read More »