Category Archives:
country programs

 

Anti-Poaching Program Goes National in Kyrgyzstan

Press release. Bishkek / Seattle, 3/3/2015.

Government agencies, INTERPOL, and NGOs join forces with rangers and community members to confront illegal hunting of endangered species.

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Rare Snow Leopard Footage from Mongolia

Rare footage of wild snow leopards taken in the Tost mountain range in Mongolia’s South Gobi province shows a vibrant population of these endangered cats – including a mother with three cubs.

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Rare Photos Reveal Nomadic Snow Leopard

New photos taken by remote research cameras in Mongolia’s South Gobi have revealed the extensive wanderings of a snow leopard. Within a year, the cat was photographed in two different mountain ranges, separated by 40 km of steppe! The findings support the notion that habitats and populations may be more connected than previously assumed.

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Out of the Cage at Last: Snow Leopard Cub Taken From Wild Gets New Home!

Press release

Seattle / Islamabad, 12/4/2014

Snow Leopard Trust; Snow Leopard Foundation Pakistan; Gilgit-Baltistan Parks and Wildlife Department; Embassy of the United States in Islamabad, Pakistan; International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW); Snow Leopard Conservancy

A young snow leopard that has been kept in a small cage on the side of Pakistan’s Karakoram highway for two years after being captured will get a suitable enclosure soon–part of an educational rehabilitation facility that will raise awareness for snow leopard conservation.

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Snow Leopard Shenanigans in the Gobi

A family of wild snow leopards gets up to funny business in front of a remote-sensor research camera in Mongolia’s Nemegt mountains.

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