Buddhist Monks Team Up With Scientists to Save Snow Leopards
by Tia Ghose
 The endangered snow leopard has some allies in unexpected places.The leopards are being protected by hundreds of Buddhist monasteries on the Tibetan plateau, new research suggests.The scientists, who detailed their study last week in the journal Conservation Biology, found that half of the monasteries are within the snow leopards’ habitat and that monks patrol the wilderness to prevent poachers from killing the rare cats…
(read more: Live Science)
photo by Panthera/Snow Leopard Trust

Buddhist Monks Team Up With Scientists to Save Snow Leopards

by Tia Ghose

 The endangered snow leopard has some allies in unexpected places.The leopards are being protected by hundreds of Buddhist monasteries on the Tibetan plateau, new research suggests.The scientists, who detailed their study last week in the journal Conservation Biology, found that half of the monasteries are within the snow leopards’ habitat and that monks patrol the wilderness to prevent poachers from killing the rare cats…

(read more: Live Science)

photo by Panthera/Snow Leopard Trust

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