Snow leopards are killed by humans either through hunting or retaliatory killings when they attack humans or livestock.
Snow leopards are endangered animals that live in the mountains of Asia. Poaching threatens the snow leopard because people use the leopards for fur and to make medicines.
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- UPSC Environment and Ecology Questions
- International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)
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