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Kyrgyzstan

Snow Leopard Photobomb!

Well, this may just be a first of its kind – a snow leopard photobombing a staff selfie.

Country Program Leader, Kubanych (Kuban) Zhumabai uulu managed to snap a quick “selfie” in the field AND catch a snow leopard photobombing in the background. It goes to show you that a “rock” is not always a rock.

Wild Snow Leopard Family From Kyrgyzstan Poses for Pics

Rare, endangered snow leopard mother and her two cubs captured by research camera in Kyrgyzstan!

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A Crucial Partnership Gets Stronger

On May 29, 2014, the State Agency on Environment Protection and Forestry (SAEPF) of Kyrgyz Republic, along with the Snow Leopard Trust and Snow Leopard Foundation in Kyrgyzstan signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the area of wildlife conservation, valid for 10 years.

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First Pallas’ Cat Photos Taken in Kyrgyzstan

The Snow Leopard Trust’s current research camera study of snow leopards in Kyrgyzstan has yielded a pleasant surprise: The first ever pictures of wild Pallas’ cats in Kyrgyzstan! (more…)

Kyrgyzstan: Major Win for Snow Leopards!

Kyrgyzstan’s snow leopards get a bigger, safer home! The country’s Prime Minister, Jantoro Satybaldiev, has signed a decree expanding the Sarychat-Ertash State Nature Reserve, Kyrgyzstan’s most important snow leopard habitat, by 150 square kilometers. That’s roughly twice the size of Manhattan – an expansion of 12%!

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