The Amur Leopard Timeline

Timeline created by emilly12345
  • The Discovery of The Amur Leopard

    The Discovery of The Amur Leopard
    In Northern Russia, 1940, the first pack of cats aka The Amur Leopards were founded at the time. The started to expand their population across the borders of china and all around the Korean Peninsula.
  • The Accurate Population

    The Accurate Population
    There was an estimate of 2,400 amur leopards at the time.
  • The Endangered Species Act

    The Endangered Species Act
    In 1966 there was an act that was passed on that is called The Endangered Species Act which was a law that protects and preserves endangered and threatened species with their habitats. There were a lot of Acts in the house at the time to reduce the risk of Extinction for most species and The Endangered Species Act really helped the Amur leopard. Amur leopards because of this act there are more leopards right now or under the category of critical endangered animals.
  • Hermann Schlegel

    Hermann Schlegel
    German zoologist Hermann Schlegel, who was the first to discover the Amur leopards. The scientist started monitoring the amur leopards.
  • The Habitat Loss

    The Habitat Loss
    During this time the Emir leopards lived in a force which had a lot of acres to build factories Road railroads Etc. But as the people drop down and Destroy these trees it's also destroying the Emir leopard's habitat, Their home. The Amur leopards lost about 80% of its former territory due to construction and urban civilization.
  • ALTA

    ALTA
    ALTA was an alliance of 15 International non-government organizations that are working to help save the leopards and tigers. Their mission was to help reduce poaching forest fires hunting and try and monitor and study the population of the Amur leopard and Amir tiger.
  • The IUCN Red List

    The IUCN Red List
    In 2007 it was official that the Iucn endangered species list added the Amur leopard to be known as the most endangered cats of the world. it became endangered due to poaching and fires and hunting.
  • The Project

    The Project
    Alta created a project that was over two months to make and Southern Eastern Russia to help take care of the leopards. They prevented them from having diseases and reproduction. Due to this project it did not have a lot of leopards but it did help save five lepers and that's a star. Plus producing two more leopards. This was the first of many many other projects.
  • 2018 - present day

    2018 - present day
    And 2018- present day there was a great estimate about 40 - 100 leopards that remain in the wild.