━ Snow Leopard Conservation ━
The species has most recently been assessed for The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species in 2016 and has been listed as Vulnerable under criteria C1.
Threats and Challenges
The major threat to the snow leopard population is poaching and illegal trade in body parts along with habitat destruction due to global warming. Invasive and other problematic species are also a huge threat to these animals
Many conservation groups are working towards the preservation of the snow leopard population. These groups focus on community programs in regions inhabited by snow leopards that educate and create awareness in the human population in understanding the big cats’ needs as well as the importance of coexistence between man and animal.
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