Snow Leopard Trust

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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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Stunning Snow Leopard Photos from Kyrgyzstan

20. Juli 2017
Stunning Snow Leopard Photos from Kyrgyzstan

Sarychat Ertash State Nature Reserve, high up in the Tian Shan mountains, is one of Kyrgyzstan’s prime snow leopard habitats. Thanks to years of systematic monitoring with camera traps, we know that the areas is home to an estimated 18 of these endangered cats right now. Our team has just returned from Sarychat Ertash...
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#SaveSnowLeopards: Sign the Petition

13. Juli 2017
#SaveSnowLeopards: Sign the Petition

The snow leopard is a highly endangered and rare big cat that lives in the high mountains of Asia. Poaching, persecution from farmers, and the loss of habitat and wild prey due to human infringement have put the snow leopard on the brink of extinction. Exact numbers are unknown, but experts estimate that there...
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Upgrades at Shamshy Wildlife Sanctuary

5. Juli 2017
Upgrades at Shamshy Wildlife Sanctuary

The local rangers installed a new roof on the cabin at Shamshy Wildlife Sanctuary. Photo: SLF Kyrgyzstan According to rumors, the cabin at Shamshy had originally been built in the 1970s to possibly accommodate the shah of Persia on a hunting trip. The trip never happened, but the cabin has been used as a...
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Pilot Survey Reveals Rich Biodiversity in Kinnaur, India

4. Juli 2017
Pilot Survey Reveals Rich Biodiversity in Kinnaur, India

Kinnaur is a mountainous area immediately to the Southeast of Spiti, our focal landscape in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. Our team has long considered the area to be a good potential snow leopard habitat, but the area had never been surveyed systematically. This spring, we partnered with the Kinnaur Forest Division, Himachal...
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To Protect Endangered Carnivores, We Must Also Protect Livestock

7. Juni 2017
To Protect Endangered Carnivores, We Must Also Protect Livestock

Carnivores like the snow leopard mostly eat wild prey species, but they also occasionally prey on domestic animals such as goats, sheep, or cattle. This can lead to retaliation by herders. Livestock predation by snow leopards can lead to retribution killings. Photo by Karma Sonam, NCF India. It is often assumed that this problem...
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A Herder by Trade, a Conservationist by Calling

6. Juni 2017
A Herder by Trade, a Conservationist by Calling

Like most people in Mongolia’s South Gobi, Davaa only goes by his first name. In his case, that’s more than enough. Talk to herders in the Tost Mountains about nature and wildlife, and you’ll hear his name over and over again. Most people in Tost depend on their livestock for food security and income....
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Snow Leopard Comic Book Educates Kids in a Playful Way

24. Mai 2017
Snow Leopard Comic Book Educates Kids in a Playful Way

The book, which is aimed at school children, is entitled ““barfani cheetey se dushmani kiyukar?” (“why make the snow leopard an enemy?”) It was written by Prof. Z. B. Mirza and illustrated beautifully by Huma Wasiq. To reach as many children as possible, the book is in Urdu, which is the most widely spoken...
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Scientists Collar Three More Wild Snow Leopards in Mongolia

5. Mai 2017
Scientists Collar Three More Wild Snow Leopards in Mongolia

Press Release, May 4th, 2017 Seattle — In a remarkably successful expedition, three more snow leopards have been equipped with GPS collars in the Tost Nature Reserve in Mongolia’s South Gobi province this April. Two of them are male, and one is female. They’re the 21st, 22nd, and 23rd snow leopards to be tracked...
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Your Donations at Work

3. Mai 2017
Your Donations at Work

Thanks to the generous support of our donors, customers, and partners, the Snow Leopard Trust works to protect this endangered cat and its habitat in five crucial range countries — China, India, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, and Pakistan. Please see our 2016 Annual Report for a detailed look at the impact you’ve had in the past...
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Protect Corrals, Protect Cats

25. April 2017
Protect Corrals, Protect Cats

Remote, dream-like Spiti Valley, high up in the Indian Transhimalayas, is among the best snow leopard habitat in India. And thanks to the local community’s conservation actions, the snow leopard’s future in Spiti is looking bright. A wild snow leopard in Spiti Valley is surveying its domain. Photo: NCF India / HPFD / SLT...
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