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Injured snow leopard receives successful surgery in NW China

An injured female snow leopard received surgery on her fractured left hind-leg Monday, according to the provincial rescue and breeding center in northwest China’s Qinghai Province.

The wild snow leopard, a species which is on China’s top protection list, was rescued by four herders in Yushu Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture on Nov. 24. The feline was diagnosed with a fracture to the left hind-leg and other minor injuries which had healed prior to the surgery. Continue reading “Injured snow leopard receives successful surgery in NW China” »