Leopard Current Affairs, GK & News

Leopards in Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary

Leopards have been sighted in Delhi’s Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary for the first time since 1940. Key facts • Eight leopards have been sighted in the Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary. • This is a sign of a booming ecosystem. • According to the Gazetteer of Delhi, this sanctuary has not recorded sightings of leopards since ..

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Assam Leopard census

On February 3, 2022, forest department officials have rescued a leopard from Sishugram Red Cross society near IIT Guwahati. Key Points Leopard will be released in its safe habitat after observation. NKF Division has also started the process of leopard counting census under its divisional jurisdiction. Leopard counting census For the first time, North Kamrup Forest Division ..

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WWF on Snow Leopard: More than 70% of habitat unexplored

The World Wildlife Fund recently claimed that more than 70% of snow Leopard habitats are unexplored. The organisation recently released its report “A spatially explicit review of the state of knowledge in the snow leopard range”. Key Findings of the report Most of the snow leopard researches have been conducted by Nepal, India and China ..

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Management report of National Park and Wildlife Sanctuaries

The Union environment Minister shri Prakash Javadekar recently released Management Effectiveness Evaluation report of 146 National Parks and wildlife sanctuaries. The report is first of its kind in the country What are the Key findings of the report? Around 60% of leopard population, 70% of Asiatic lions and 70% of global tiger population are the ..

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Status of Leopard in India 2018 Report

The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change recently released the “Status of Leopard in India, 2018” report. Key Findings of the Report India has 12,852 leopards as compared to 7,910 leopards in 2014. The leopard population has increased by 60% in the country The states that recorded highest leopard estimates were Madhya Pradesh, ..

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Gujarat’s PPP project in Leopard rescue and rehabilitation

The Gujarat forest department has transferred 12 leopards to a private rescue and Rehabilitation centre in Jamnagar. These leopards were captured from the wild after they encountered conflicts with humans. The project is first of its kind in the state. Project is implemented under public private partnership between the Reliance Industries Limited and the state ..

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