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A Wild Snow Leopard Encounter

23. Oktober 2017

The footage was taken by a camera trap set up in Mongolia’s Gobi Gurvansaikhan National Park by the Snow Leopard Conservation Foundation, Snow Leopard Trust and the Gurvansaikhan park rangers. You can help support this critical snow leopard research by making a symbolic snow leopard adoption today. 100% of the proceeds go to on-the-ground...
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Turning the Tide: Mongolian Conservationists Create a Future for Snow Leopards

19. Oktober 2017
Turning the Tide: Mongolian Conservationists Create a Future for Snow Leopards

­ Ever since Surenkhuu Luvsan can remember, wildlife meant trouble for her herding community in Mongolia’s Tost Mountains, a part of the remote Gobi Desert. Snow leopards were preying on the community’s livestock, causing massive damage and fear. As a result, Surenkhuu says, the cats were persecuted in retaliation, or to prevent further killings....
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Pioneering Research Leads to PhD

21. September 2017
Pioneering Research Leads to PhD

Press release. Seattle, September 22, 2017. Despite its undeniable charisma, the snow leopard has long been one of the least studied and least understood large carnivore species in the world – perhaps due to its elusive nature, remote habitat and extreme rarity. A snow leopard makes a rare appearance on a camera trap in...
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Frequently Asked Questions on Snow Leopard’s Red List Status

14. September 2017
Frequently Asked Questions on Snow Leopard’s Red List Status

Why was the snow leopard’s Red List status changed? The Red List of Threatened Species, maintained by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) is the world’s most comprehensive inventory of the global conservation status of biological species. The snow leopard has been listed as ‘Endangered’ on the Red List since 1986, when it was...
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Statement on IUCN Red List Status Change of the Snow Leopard

14. September 2017
Statement on IUCN Red List Status Change of the Snow Leopard

Please also see ‘Frequently Asked Questions’ on the Snow Leopard’s Red List Status here Today, the IUCN has announced that it is down-listing the snow leopard on the Red List of Threatened Species from ‘Endangered’ to ‘Vulnerable’ – the next lower category of risk.  A ‘Vulnerable’ listing on the Red List is still a...
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Pallas’s Cats Posing for Pictures

13. September 2017
Pallas’s Cats Posing for Pictures

Pictures were taken by camera traps set up by the park rangers of Gurvansaikhan, in collaboration with Snow Leopard Conservation Foundation and Snow Leopard Trust. The post Pallas’s Cats Posing for Pictures appeared first on Snow Leopard Trust.
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Wild Snow Leopard Cubs Found in Den

7. September 2017
Wild Snow Leopard Cubs Found in Den

Press Release, Seattle, 09/07/17  An international research team have found and recorded a pair of rare, endangered snow leopard cubs in a sheltered den site in Tost Nature Reserve, Mongolia. The team had tracked the cubs’ mother with a GPS collar for several months as part of an ongoing long-term snow leopard study. Eventually,...
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Tragic Accident in Pakistan

6. September 2017
Tragic Accident in Pakistan

A group of seven people, who were on their way back from a wildlife survey organized by students from Quaid-i-Azam University (QAU), were involved in the accident. Their car appears to have fallen into the river when the washed-out road suddenly gave way. The driver had no chance to react. As a result of...
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200,000 Global Citizens from 50 Countries Petition World Leaders to Save Snow Leopards

25. August 2017
200,000 Global Citizens from 50 Countries Petition World Leaders to Save Snow Leopards

Press release, 08/25/17 The talks in Bishkek will have an enormous impact on the snow leopard and its fragile mountain habitat, which provides fresh water to more than half of the world’s population. Recognizing this historic opportunity, more than 200,000 people around the world have signed a call to action to the leaders gathering...
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Big Cats on the Big Screen: Snow Leopard Trust and Asian World Film Festival Join Forces

22. August 2017
Big Cats on the Big Screen: Snow Leopard Trust and Asian World Film Festival Join Forces

The Snow Leopard Trust (SLT) is the world’s oldest and largest conservation organization dedicated to protecting the endangered snow leopard. This elusive big cat lives in the high mountains of Asia. Despite its vast range, spanning twelve countries and over 1 million square kilometers, the snow leopard is exceedingly rare: between 3,900 and 6.500...
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What to Expect from the Global Snow Leopard Summit

10. August 2017
What to Expect from the Global Snow Leopard Summit

The 2017 International Snow Leopard and Ecosystem Forum is above all a huge opportunity for the snow leopard. It brings together leaders and experts from government, conservation, academia, donor institutions and business, with one common goal: saving the snow leopard. All twelve range countries will send high-level delegations to the event, and several heads...
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Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo Welcomes Snow Leopard Cub

22. Juli 2017
Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo Welcomes Snow Leopard Cub

The female cub, which has not yet been given a name, was born on July 6 at Seattle’s Woodland Park Zoo. Animal Collection Manager Deanna Debo handles the 2-week-old cub during its neonatal exam. Photo: Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren/Woodland Park Zoo The cub’s mother is named Helen, after pioneering conservationist Helen Freeman, the late founder of...
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