Photos by Christian Ziegler @christianziegler and Joris van Alphen @jorisvanalphen | We captured these two leopards in our camera traps—one at an elevation of 2,000 meters in the Himalaya, and the other at sea level, in Royal Manas National Park, Bhutan. Big cats, like these leopards, need large home ranges to hunt sufficient prey. To maintain healthy populations of wild cats, we need to protect large expanses of undisturbed habitat. In Bhutan, more then 50% of the country is under protection, and undisturbed habitat extends from 100 meters above sea level to over 5,000 meters. @insidenatgeo supported me with a grant for this work. #Bhutan #Conservation #Himalayas #RoyalManasNationalPark
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