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Research

 

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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Devekh: A Home Range the Size of Seattle

Devekh, the snow leopard we’re tracking in Mongolia, is living large: over the last couple of weeks, he’s used an area of 400 km2!

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Why It Matters What Your Neighbors Think

The future of the snow leopard depends in no small part on how the people who share the cat’s habitat view the predator in their midst. A new study by Snow Leopard Trust researchers reveals previously hidden, collective factors that shape these views.

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Dead Cat and Collar Found

Sad news from the South Gobi: Earlier this month, Mongolian field researcher Sumbee Tomorsukh discovered the carcass of a dead snow leopard. Next to the body, he found the missing GPS radio collar that Ariun, one of the male cats in our study, had been wearing.

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The Value of Trust

Working with communities to conserve wildlife is as impactful as it is rewarding. Gaining people’s trust is no easy task though, as our China researcher Xiao Lingyun writes. (more…)