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Global Snow Leopard and Ecosystem Protection Program investigating poached snow leopard photo

GSLEPP logoThe Global Snow Leopard and Ecosystem Protection Progam is an alliance of the 12 snow leopard range countries recently launched in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic with the support of snow leopard NGO’s.

Good news today the GSLEP Facebook page tells its supporters that they are also investigating the photo of an alleged poached snow leopard with a Russian business man posted on social media earlier this week.

The GSLEP released this statement. “The State Agency for Environmental Protection and Forestry of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic, in connection with the release on the internet of a photograph of a man against the background of a killed Snow Leopard, an animal listed in the Red Book of the Kyrgyz Republic, has addressed to the national centre of Interpol in the Kyrgyz Republic a formal letter requesting assistance in taking appropriate action.”

See earlier story and photo here.



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