WATCH: Video Of A Rare Breed Of Snow Leopard Walking In Uttarakhand Amazes Netizens

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The view of rare breed of large cat seen after a long time in the high Himalayas is a sign of improving ecology said the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP)

Written By Navashree Nandini | Mumbai | Updated On:

A snow leopard walking in the Uttarakhand's Gangotri National Park has gone viral after the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) shared a video. Taking to Twitter, the ITBP said that the snow leopard was seen walking in the Nelong valley 6 days ago. They said that the video was an example of improving ecology in the high altitude. 

ITBP also said that they preserves the flora and fauna of the Himalayas. They applauded the view of rare breed of large cat seen after a long time in the high Himalayas. In the video the Leopard is seen walking amid huge rocky mountains. The one minute twenty seconds video has more than 5000 views. The video looks majestic with the leopard in its own terrain.

Here is what they tweeted:


Parveen Kaswan, IFS‏ officer also shared the video and it received more than 5400 likes. Netizens was amazed by the view and applauded the ITBP. Here are some of the reactions:

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A month ago Wildlife photographer Saurabh Desai shared a bewildering photo of a snow leopard on the snowy cliff in the Spiti Valley range which has left netizens scratching their heads as to where the spotted jungle cat is hidden in the photo. He captioned the post - the art of camouflage.


Art of camouflage...

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