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country programs

 

Research Camera Outtakes

The mountains of Central Asia may seem barren – but there’s A LOT of funny business going on along those steep mountain slopes! Check out some of the fun pictures our research cameras have captured over the last months!

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It’s Time for Your Checkup, Cats!

Snow leopards can’t go to the vet to get a health check, so we’re taking the vet to them, checking the cats (and their prey) for diseases!

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The Great Research Camera Expedition

Relive our Indian team’s epic research camera study in Spiti valley.

Led by the Snow Leopard Trust’s own Senior Regional Ecologist, Koustubh Sharma, 20 people braced the extreme cold to cover an area of more than 1500 square kilometers with remote-sensor research cameras in an effort to monitor the area’s snow leopard population.

This is their story, as told in tweets by our friends at Project Snow Leopard India.

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.

Snow Leopard Enterprises Expands Into India

The handicraft-for-conservation program Snow Leopard Enterprises (SLE) has been a success in Mongolia, Kyrgyzstan, and Pakistan, generating a total of close to $1 million in sales to date. And still, there is room for growth.

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