Follow field researcher Sherry Young, Wildlife Ranger Urmat Sokolov and their horses Padiera and Caramel as they cross frozen rivers and climb precipitous slopes to install camera traps to monitor snow leopards and their prey in Kyrgyzstan’s Sarychat Ertash Reserve.
Check out the latest camera trap footage showing one of our most beloved snow leopards, Anu, having a drink at a water hole with her almost fully grown cub.
Dr. Kulbhushansingh (“Kullu”) Suryawanshi, Senior Scientist and India Program Director for the Snow Leopard Trust, explains how much of a bias there is in existing population studies, and why it matters for the future of this endangered cat.
Existing snow leopard population assessment studies tend to be conducted in the best habitats and cover areas that are too small to be representative of larger landscapes. This leads to inflated population estimates.
Ski touring fundraiser held across eleven countries raises over $18,000 for snow leopard conservation and research.
A camera trap study in South Gobi’s Khorkh mountain range confirmed the presence of snow leopards along with lynx, ibex and argali.
Join our research team and our Assistant Director of Conservation, Jennifer Snell Rullman, in the Gobi desert as they search for the elusive Ghost of the Mountain.
Around 60% of the world’s snow leopard habitat are in China. Yet, in China as in other countries, robust population estimates to guide snow leopard conservation efforts remain scarce. But there are efforts underway to change that – most recently through two workshops on survey and analysis methods held in Beijing.
To protect endangered wildlife, we need to find ways to turn local communities into allies, rather than alienating them. Here’s how it can work.
Relive some of the things you made possible for snow leopards through your support in 2018 – including the most valuable zero there is.