Ghost of the Himalayas (Snow Leopard) Caught on Camera In a Successful Hunt

Snow LeopardPaul Steyn has posted an amazing series of photographs taken by Adam Riley in Hemis National Park in the Himalayas on the National Geographic News web site. These photographs are the  first photo documentation of a successful snow leopard hunt, and underscore the amazing biology of this area. If you are interested in learning more, we have another blog post about early work to isolate induced pluripotent stem cells from adult animals–an attempt to compliment the habitat preservation and other efforts to save this incredible hunter before it truly becomes a ghost.