Help a Mongolian herder woman and snow leopard defender win a conservation prize for her important work.
She was first photographed by camera traps when she was still a cub, wore GPS tracking collars on two separate occasions and has successfully raised at least two litters of cubs: Dagina may be the world’s most comprehensibly studied wild snow leopard. At nine years old, she is still going strong, and contributing to cutting-edge science.
Snow Leopards, Ibexes and Goats to be tracked simultaneously with GPS Collars in Mongolia
Most big cats are territorial, with males commonly using larger home ranges than females. But what is driving the spatial behavior of these cats? A new study published in the journal Ecosphere compares spatial data from snow leopards and pumas to better understand what is governing their territorial behavior. Two factors stand out: abundance of prey and access to potential mates. However, the way they work together is not what researchers expected.
Our team in India is embarking on an ambitious project along with the Forest Department of Himachal Pradesh: Estimating the total snow leopard population of this mountainous Indian state.
Seattle, WA – The Snow Leopard Trust has been awarded an AI for Earth grant from Microsoft to advance the use of remote cameras for estimating the population size and location hotspots of the elusive, endangered snow leopard.
US Fish and Wildlife Service and partners in the snow leopard range team up against illegal trade and poaching of these endangered cats. A new database and improved information sharing on snow leopard trafficking will help tackle such crimes.
Join us for an unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at life in snow leopard research camp in a seven-part series from Tost, Mongolia.
After a week of intense preparations, a calmer routine settles over snow leopard research camp in Tost, Mongolia.
Out research team in the Gobi is getting ready to collar snow leopards and ibex. Follow their adventures here.