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Mongolia

 

The Wanderings of Tsetsen the Snow Leopard

Since this spring, we’ve been following Tsetsen, a male snow leopard in Mongolia’s Tost Mountains, with a GPS collar. He’s the 20th cat we’ve tracked in our ongoing long-term study on the snow leopard’s ecology and behavior. His latest location data reveals just how extensive (and, presumably, exhausting) a snow leopard’s wanderings across its home range can be.

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Anu’s Tale – From Little Cub to Proud Mother of Triplets

Using remote-sensor research cameras and GPS tracking collars, Snow Leopard Trust researchers have been able to follow and observe a young female snow leopard named Anu over the course of four years as she grew up, dispersed from her mother and later had cubs herself twice in her mountain habitat in Mongolia’s South Gobi. The latest photos show Anu followed by three small cubs. Her tale is a powerful sign of hope for the endangered cat species.

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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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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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No Signs of Spring: Frozen Traps Slow Down Study

Less than a week ago, field scientist Örjan Johansson and his team managed to equip a new snow leopard with a GPS collar – the 20th cat we’ll be able to track in our long-term snow leopard study in Mongolia’s South Gobi. Since then, the team have struggled with snow, fog and solid ice, as Örjan reports from base camp.

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