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  • Tost-snow-leopard-Conservation-partner A snow leopard visit in the night - We've just received news from Bayara, our project leader and conservation partner in Monoglia, who's working on protecting endangered snow leopards. In a recent visit she stayed with Ekra, a ranger of Turgen Mountain Strictly Protected Area, and his wife. Whilst she was there they had an extraordinary encounter. Bayara describes her stay: "I’ve just… Read more

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  • Tost-snow-leopard-Conservation-partner A snow leopard visit in the night - We've just received news from Bayara, our project leader and conservation partner in Monoglia, who's working on protecting endangered snow leopards. In a recent visit she stayed with Ekra, a ranger of Turgen Mountain Strictly Protected Area, and his wife. Whilst she was there they had an extraordinary encounter. Bayara describes her stay: "I’ve just… Read more
  • Snow-leopard-trust-Snow-leopard-tost-mountains Snow leopards in Mongolia update - In this guest blog post Bayara Agvaantseren gives us an insight into what it's like working to protect snow leopards, and describes the strides being made with local communities and the Mongolian government around the newly formed Tost Nature Reserve. Mongolia is home to the second largest snow leopard population in the world, but sadly… Read more
  • Snow leopard by Steve Tracy, Courtesy of the Snow Leopard Trust Mongolia to create new protected area for snow leopards - The Great Ikh Hural, Mongolia’s parliament, has approved a proposal to turn the Tost Mountains, a prime snow leopard habitat in the country’s South Gobi province, into a Nature Reserve, one of four categories of State Protected Areas under Mongolian law. Under this designation, only traditional economic activities such as livestock grazing that aren’t harmful to… Read more
  • Remembering Sumbe Tomorsukh - Sumbe worked closely with Bayara Agvaantseren,  Mongolia Program Director on various snow leopard projects, many of which PTES has helped to fund over the past few year. He was a young promising researcher who hailed from the water-rich Khuvsgul province, but had taken to the arid Gobi desert as his second home. Sumbe joined Bayara’s… Read more

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