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Longtail Update

Longtail was shot in the early morning hours of New Year’s Day. Bayara, our Mongolia Country Director, went to the study site immediately upon learning of his death. She met with the herder, Octyaber, while he was being interviewed by police and learned the cat was killed while raiding the herder’s livestock corral. Octyaber could …

Last 2008 Update

Our team continues to watch the GPS data points from Longtail (aka Bayartai) and Aztai’s radio collars. The latest update reports that Bayartai has moved a bit farther west than he has ever been before; he’s about 34 km from camp.  Now that Bayartai has moved to the west, Aztai continues to spend most of his time in …