Nepal begins monitoring God’s pets

Nepal’s conservation officials hope that they might be able to understand the impact of climate change on the Himalaya glaciers through radio collaring of snow leopards. “As of now, snow leopards are generally found at an altitude of about 4,000 meters from the sea level,” explains Megh Bahadur Pandey, director general of DNPWC. “If those snow leopards whose activities are monitored through radio collaring gradually move upward over the years, we can possibly conclude that climate change is affecting their habitats by causing glacier retreat.”

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