Snow Leopard Day marked

2019-10-21 13:44:36

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/ On October 20, the World Wildlife Fund Mongolia Programme Office together with the Scout Association of Mongolia celebrated the International Snow Leopard Day for the fifth year at Khunnu Mall. At the celebratory event, information about the endangered snow leopard and its ecological importance was given to children in an interesting way.

Mongolia has listed snow leopard that maintains the health of the mountain ecosystem in its red book of endangered species. Also, the country is home to around 2000 snow leopards or 20 percent of the world's snow leopard population most of which inhabit the Altai-Sayan region.