A 1,500-square-kilometer area of Mongolia’s Gurvansaikhan Mountains is home to multiple snow leopards and young, according to a first glance at photographs from last spring’s research cameras.
17-year old Saloni Wadhwa has her career goals figured out. She wants to be a wildlife scientist. Earlier this year, she interned at Nature Conservation Foundation, our partner organization in her native India, in their snow leopard program. This is the story of how she fell in love with the “Mystic Cat in the Abode …
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.
Check out exciting new footage from our snow leopard study area in Mongolia’s South Gobi district.
Thanks to the generous support of many of you, we’ve been able to purchase urgently needed research cameras and have begun monitoring the snow leopards of Kyrgyzstan’s Sarychat area systematically last year.
Rare footage of wild snow leopards taken in the Tost mountain range in Mongolia’s South Gobi province shows a vibrant population of these endangered cats – including a mother with three cubs.
Thanks to a growing number of research cameras, our scientists are gaining more and more insights into the elusive snow leopard’s hidden life in the remote mountains. Here are some of the best photos they managed to take in 2014!
New photos taken by remote research cameras in Mongolia’s South Gobi have revealed the extensive wanderings of a snow leopard. Within a year, the cat was photographed in two different mountain ranges, separated by 40 km of steppe! The findings support the notion that habitats and populations may be more connected than previously assumed.
Every dollar given for snow leopards on #GivingTuesday is worth twice as much!
A family of wild snow leopards gets up to funny business in front of a remote-sensor research camera in Mongolia’s Nemegt mountains.