The Ark In Space: Snow Leopards Discovered Flourishing in Afghanistan

The Snow Leopard is known for its elusive nature and wildlife groups have been concerned for decades about their dwindling numbers.  Yet there is some good news — the species is, it seems, flourishing in one remote part of Afghanistan.The war torn country is home to a vigorous population of snow leopards. The World Conservation Society recently laid a number of camera traps in the Wakhan Corridor. This mountainous area is a long panhandle in the north east of the country and the camera traps captured snow leopards on film in sixteen places — via redwolf.newsvine.com

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