Archive | December, 2013
cubs

Why Are These Cubs So Special?

  These frolicking snow leopards are proof that the cats are breeding in an area that as recently as 2010 was thought to have lost its snow leopards to poachers. Further, they were captured on camera by the Argut Valley’s newest snow leopard guardian—a former poacher turned community wildlife monitor.     In 2010, Rodney more »

Jan in Mongolia

Making Strides in Genetics

   Jan (center) in field with G. Naranbaatar (l) and B.Munkhtsog (r)   Dr. Jan Janečka, currently at Texas A&M University, but soon moving to Duquesne University, is the Conservancy’s partner in genetic studies on snow leopards. Jan reports that his paper, co-authored with Rodney Jackson, Bariushaa Munkhtsog, and William J. Murphy, is in press more »