Researchers from the Snow Leopard Trust have been able to locate and examine a pair of wild snow leopard cubs in their den in Mongolia. The discovery will help experts better understand and ultimately protect the endangered cat.
A research camera in Mongolia’s Tost Mountains captures amazing footage of a wild snow leopard mother and her three cubs!
Using remote-sensor research cameras and GPS tracking collars, Snow Leopard Trust researchers have been able to follow and observe a young female snow leopard named Anu over the course of four years as she grew up, dispersed from her mother and later had cubs herself twice in her mountain habitat in Mongolia’s South Gobi. The latest photos show Anu followed by three small cubs. Her tale is a powerful sign of hope for the endangered cat species.
Nothing quite compares to the rush of excitement we all experience upon discovering a wild snow leopard cub on a photo taken by one of our research cameras.
One of our donor-funded remote-sensor research cameras in Mongolia’s Tost mountains has captured stunning, rare footage of a snow leopard mother with three small cubs.
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You have to see this (from Koustubh Sharm, our Regional Field Biologist): Here are some pictures (converted into a short video!) of the snow leopards kittens that were photographed in our research site, less than a km from the base-camp. The spontaneous reaction of a loud YEAY was unanimous on seeing this pictures. It seems …
Here’s a video of the new cubs, courtesy of Woodland Park Zoo.
Orjan is a Swedish PhD student who bought a one-way ticket to Mongolia to work at the base camp of our long-term research project. These are his adventures… Two days ago, Bo and I went with Miji to visit a family whose livestock had been raided by a female snow leopard with two cubs. This was the first …