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Kyrgyzstan wildlife bounces back after hunting moratorium

Conservationists say animal numbers are increasing after government imposed a strict moratorium on hunting.

The mountains of central Asia are home to some of the largest variety of wild animals, including snow leopards.

Conservationists say their numbers are increasing again after Kyrgyzstan’s government imposed a strict moratorium on hunting.

Al Jazeera’s Hoda Abdel-Hamid reports from Issyk-Kul in northeast Kyrgyzstan.