Scientists from the Snow Leopard Trust and Snow Leopard Conservation Foundation have equipped three wild snow leopards in Mongolia’s Tost Mountains with GPS collars this spring. With these three cats joining the conservation organizations’ joint long-term study, a total of six of these elusive cats are currently being tracked.
Tost: A Snow Leopard Nexus
Site of the world’s most comprehensive snow leopard study, critical link in a network of Protected Areas and home to more than a dozen of these elusive cats – Mongolia’s Tost Mountains are a unique and irreplaceable snow leopard stronghold.
Securing The Future For Tost’s Snow Leopards
Three years after her landmark victory for snow leopards, our Mongolia Program Director Bayara Agvaantseren narrates how the only Protected Area in the world dedicated exclusively to these cats was created against all odds.
Video: Anu and her Cub
Check out the latest camera trap footage showing one of our most beloved snow leopards, Anu, having a drink at a water hole with her almost fully grown cub.
Vote for a Conservation Hero
Help a Mongolian herder woman and snow leopard defender win a conservation prize for her important work.
The Complete Gobi Diaries
Join us for an unprecedented behind-the-scenes look at life in snow leopard research camp in a seven-part series from Tost, Mongolia.
The Gobi Diaries, Part VII: Save the Best for Last
The last morning in camp provides a story Hollywood’s finest screenwriters would be proud to have come up with!
The Gobi Diaries, Part VI: The Snow Leopard Has Saved Our Land
The last full day in camp brings an inspiring conservation with a herder and a beautiful parting gift from a cat.
The Gobi Diaries, Part III: Following in the Cats’ Footsteps
After a week of intense preparations, a calmer routine settles over snow leopard research camp in Tost, Mongolia.
A Herder by Trade, a Conservationist by Calling
Some of the best conservationists are found among the rural communities who live side by side with the world’s endangered species. Davaa, a Mongolian herder, is such a local champion. Selected by his neighbors and friends as a community ranger, he now helps encourage sustainable practices and fosters tolerance among the community for the elusive snow leopard.