Researchers have captured the elusive big cat on camera in Shamshy, a former hunting concession that has been co-managed as a Wildlife Sanctuary by the Kyrgyz government and conservationists since 2015.
Amazing Wild Snow Leopard Photos
With remote-sensor research cameras, our field teams are surveying snow leopard populations in key habitats in five of the cat’s range countries. While these cameras are very much a research tool, they also provide us with breathtaking images of the elusive snow leopard. We’re happy to share some of the very best pics from the …
Wild Brown Bear Family Filmed
The mountain wilderness of Sarychat Ertash, in Kyrgyzstan’s majestic Tian Shan mountains, is home to a rich and diverse fauna, which includes the endangered snow leopard, but also brown bears, lynx, and many other species. One of our research cameras – deployed in the area to catch glimpses of the elusive snow leopard – recently …
Cats Caught on Cam: The Chase
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.
2014's Best Snow Leopard Photos
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!
Wild Snow Leopard Family From Kyrgyzstan Poses for Pics
Rare, endangered snow leopard mother and her two cubs captured by research camera in Kyrgyzstan!
The Value of Trust
Working with communities to conserve wildlife is as impactful as it is rewarding. Gaining people’s trust is no easy task though, as our China researcher Xiao Lingyun writes.
More Fabulous Pics from Kyrgyzstan
Remote-sensor cameras have become a invaluable research tool to monitor wildlife populations. They’re also offering us more and more glimpses into the lives of the elusive snow leopard; bringing the mysterious cat out of the shadows.
A View to a Kill
See the first ever photos of a snow leopard’s successful hunt and read photographer Adam Riley’s thrilling account of the unforgettable experience! During a snow leopard viewing expedition in India’s Hemis National Park, wildlife photographer Adam Riley was able to observe – and take photos of – a cat hunting and killing a blue sheep. …
Stunning Wild Snow Leopard Pics from India
This beautiful wild snow leopard’s path led it past one of the research cameras our Indian team had deployed in the rugged mountains of Spiti, Himachal Pradesh. photos by NCF India/Snow Leopard Trust/Himachal Pradesh Forest Department. These endangered cats have become increasingly rare in the last decades. Their famously elusive nature makes snow leopards …