“I was knitting socks one winter evening shortly after I began working with Snow Leopard Enterprises in Kibber. When my husband saw me knitting yet again, he gently mocked me. ‘So, do we eat these socks for dinner?’
News & Stories
What do snow leopards eat?
If a person hiking in snow leopard habitat comes upon a kill site and their first thought is, “OMG, I can’t wait to find out who did this!”, they clearly are part of our Snow Leopard Trust team.
Success! Collared Cat Number 35 Now on Air
“Two minutes later, the Central 2 alarm siren started going off. Ghanaa got super excited and started shouting, ‘Hurry up! Snow leopard! You’re too slow!’ In the midst of all that adrenaline and enthusiasm, our 35th snow leopard came to be on air.” – Senior Scientist Örjan Johansson.
Our Best Snow Leopard Mom and Cub Photos
In snow leopard habitat, one of the most adorable signs of the summer season is just over the horizon – snow leopard cubs.
Amazing video of snow leopard hunting prey
Photographers Vedant Thite and Edith Barschi recently shared an astounding video of a snow leopard chasing a urial down a steep mountain. It’s a perfect example of this impressive carnivore’s unique ability to hunt prey in its rocky terrain. Watch below how it uses its long tail to navigate the quick sharp turns—truly amazing adaptations in action.
Do you know ‘the grumpiest cat in the world’?
The Pallas’s cat is a small cat species that lives throughout the steppes and mountain grasslands of Asia. Sometimes referred to as ‘the grumpiest cat in the world’ because of its looks, it’s one of the least studied wild cats.
Unsung Heroes for Snow Leopards
“Once, during an inspection in the forest, I saw a man with a gun and ran after him. But he stopped and aimed the gun at me.” – Yrysbaev Adilet, unarmed ranger from Naryn oblast
Climbing to new heights with Dynafit
Dynafit’s 14th Annual Snow Leopard Day was once again a chuffing success for athletes and snow leopards. The mountain endurance company will contribute over €40,000 for snow leopard conservation – a new record!
Want to test your snow leopard IQ?
We know you’re big snow leopard fans. Here’s your chance to test your knowledge. Take our quiz to find out how much you’ve been paying attention to our E-News stories. Stumped? Scroll down to our updated snow leopard fact sheet at the bottom of the page if you need some help. Don’t worry, we won’t tell!
Meet Snow Leopard Trust’s New Science & Conservation Director, Dr. Koustubh Sharma
We are pleased to announce Dr. Koustubh Sharma as our new Conservation Science Director. He has been with Snow Leopard Trust for 16 years and we couldn’t be more excited to welcome this conservation veteran to his new role. Get to know Koustubh a little better and hear some of his incredible stories in the following Q and A.