Site of the world’s most comprehensive snow leopard study, critical link in a network of Protected Areas and home to more than a dozen of these elusive cats – Mongolia’s Tost Mountains are a unique and irreplaceable snow leopard stronghold.
Three years after her landmark victory for snow leopards, our Mongolia Program Director Bayara Agvaantseren narrates how the only Protected Area in the world dedicated exclusively to these cats was created against all odds.
Watch a snow leopard mother and her sub-adult cubs as they stroll about their home range in India’s Spiti Valley, in the Trans-Himalayas.
Monitoring Argali, Sighting Snow Leopards and Sharing Tea with Herders.
Ten wildlife rangers from various protected areas and provinces of Kyrgyzstan were recognized and rewarded for outstanding service at the annual Ranger Rewards Ceremony in Bishkek on World Wildlife Day. The total reward sum was 115,000 Kyrgyz Som (ca. 1,650 US$). The ten honored rangers had successfully apprehended and brought to justice poachers or illegal …
The snow leopard’s ability to blend in with its surroundings is legendary. It even earned the cat its most famous nickname, Ghost of the Mountain.
Snow Leopard Trust’s Science & Conservation Director, Charu Mishra, is running his first Boston Marathon on April 15 to help protect these endangered cats!
Supported by small grants from Snow Leopard Trust donors, local community members in Mongolia put their own conservation ideas into action.
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.