Photo: As Tigers Disappear, Poachers Turn to Leopards in India



Police show leopard skins that were confiscated from smugglers in New Delhi, India, on April 7, 2005.

A recent spike in leopard-skin seizures suggests that as tigers dwindle in India, poachers are turning to leopards to fuel the illegal wildlife trade, experts said in 2008.

Photograph by Sebastian John/AP


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