The endangered snow leapards are a rare sight now, but recently, a protected Snow Leapard was seen wandering around in a Chinese town.
7000 feet above the sea level, in Xinjiang, China, a protected Snow leopard was caught on camera wandering along a road. On the security footage, patrol officers near the western Chinese border spotted the animal on Saturday.
Security camera footage shows the animal walking down the snow-covered empty street. It before paused to look around, probably enjoying a leisurely stroll.
As per the scientists, the number of snow leopards in the world is approximately between 3,920 and 6,390.
Snow leopards are A Class A protected species in China and counted as vulnerable by the International Union for Conservation of Nature.
About half of the population of these endangered snow leopards are found in China, in the region of high and rugged mountains of Xinjiang and the Tibetan Plateau.
The recent sight of the snow leopard was recorded on December 26.
The police officers at the Xinjiang Border Patrol Station spotted the majestic beast when they were inspecting the local area in Bortala Mongol Autonomous Prefecture via CCTV, according to the authority’s social media post.
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