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Out of the Cage at Last: Snow Leopard Cub Taken From Wild Gets New Home!

Press release

Seattle / Islamabad, 12/4/2014

Snow Leopard Trust; Snow Leopard Foundation Pakistan; Gilgit-Baltistan Parks and Wildlife Department; Embassy of the United States in Islamabad, Pakistan; International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW); Snow Leopard Conservancy

A young snow leopard that has been kept in a small cage on the side of Pakistan’s Karakoram highway for two years after being captured will get a suitable enclosure soon–part of an educational rehabilitation facility that will raise awareness for snow leopard conservation.

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Conservation Program Raises $1 Million for Snow Leopards

Press Release. Seattle, November 4, 2014.

Snow Leopard Enterprises creates a market for handicrafts made by herders who live in the endangered cat’s habitat. In return, the herders help save snow leopards. In the past 10 years, this program, which today helps protect 17% of Mongolia’s snow leopard habitat, has generated a total of $1 million in sales.

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From Pennies for Wool to $1 Million for Snow Leopards

Pioneering handicraft-for-conservation program Snow Leopard Enterprises is close to reaching the milestone of $1 million in total sales in 10 years- and you can help get us there by shopping now!

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Cash and Commitments for the Cats

Progress for the endangered snow leopard! Range countries identify key landscapes to be protected, while Global Environmental Facility (GEF) approves a grant of $1 million for trans-boundary conservation projects.

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First Pictures of Kyrgyzstan’s Snow Leopards

Snow Leopard Trust scientists recently recovered their first research camera photos of Kyrgyzstan’s wild snow leopards. The pictures are the result of a test study they carried out last fall. Now, they’re ready to scale up and launch the largest ever research camera survey on snow leopards in the Central Asian republic. (more…)