In the Ladakh - Himalayas, there is a creature that roams the high ridges and the valleys in silence, like a phantom.. So elusive, a Snow Leopard’s presence can only be observed in hints and traces; A delicate pug mark on an obscure trail at 18,000ft, the alarm call of an ibex or blue sheep, disappeared cattle in the dead of night.
Untold Author Jigmet Dadul is cooped up in a little tent. A ‘Hide’ as they call it, is a temporary set up offering cover to a person spotting animals through a scope protruding out of a flap. Jigmet has been following around a lone snow leopard for a couple of hours. He has been observing its movements to see how close it may wander to a village nearby. It appears and disappears for mere moments. It carries on for hours until the cat decides to come out in the open. He is rewarded with an adorable sight - The grey ghost fighting to stay awake and not fall asleep!