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Copycat? Collared Snow Leopard Tsetsen Mimics Predecessor

GPS location data show a Mongolian snow leopard tracing the paw marks of another male cat that used to live in the same mountain range.

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Small Changes in Livestock Herding Could Reduce a Big Threat to Snow Leopards

Reducing the losses suffered by farmers due to predation on livestock by snow leopards is a key to protecting the endangered cat. New research now shows that small changes in the way livestock are herded could make a big difference.

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Mystic Cat in the Abode of Snow – an intern’s tale

17-year old Saloni Wadhwa has her career goals figured out. She wants to be a wildlife scientist. Earlier this year, she interned at Nature Conservation Foundation, our partner organization in her native India, in their snow leopard program. This is the story of how she fell in love with the “Mystic Cat in the Abode of Snow”.

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Amazing Video of Snow Leopard Cubs

One of our donor-funded remote-sensor research cameras in Mongolia’s Tost mountains has captured stunning, rare footage of a snow leopard mother with three small cubs.

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Cats Caught on Cam: The Chase

Thanks to the generous support of many of you, we’ve been able to purchase urgently needed research cameras and have begun monitoring the snow leopards of Kyrgyzstan’s Sarychat area systematically last year. (more…)