Snow Leopard Habitat Transformation
effect of pollution
climate change due to pollution in the air produces a big problem for snow leopards. Snow leopard population now stands at 7,000 living in central Asia. In the Himalayas these solitary cats live above treeline and below 16,000 feet where they stalk their prey. researchers have studied snow leopards and their habitat for years. They concluded that if greenhouse gas emissions continue to raise steadily, 30% of the population will be lost due to treeline shift.