The Snow Leopard Network, of which the Snow Leopard Conservancy is a member, co-ordinated a sustained campaign and collaborated closely with Mongolian institutions and scientists to oppose the Government’s earlier decision. SLN’s Executive Director met with the Minister of Nature, Environment and Tourism, Luimed Gansukh, on 21st March. On 22nd March, the Minister’s office conducted a meeting to discuss this issue with representatives of all leading Mongolian conservation institutions and the SLN. Following this meeting, on 23rd March, the Government decided to cancel its earlier permission to kill this endangered cat.

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