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The Keepers of Leopard Land (E2) The USSR's plan to eradicate Amur Leopards

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The Amur leopard is one of the world’s most endangered species. Only 70 of the big cats are thought to be living in the wild. A dedicated team of professionals are trying to save them from poachers and preserve their habitat in Russia’s Far East. Leopard Land National Park in the Primorsky Region is patrolled by rangers on the lookout for anyone suspicious. One day, rangers come across three men who claim to be on a picnic deep in the forest. It turns out they’re poaching salmon and have already caught dozens of fish illegally. Before taking the poachers into custody, the rangers have to burn their nets and dump the dead fish back into the river to be eaten by otters. 

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