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Wangchuk is a young yak herder who lives in the mountains of Bhutan. He is interested in snow leopard conservation. We gave him camera traps and trained him how to use them. In February 2013 when his yak was killed, he set up the cameras and got several hundred shots of a family of three snow leopards eating his yak. How can we offset such losses for herders like Wangchuk and retain their support for snow leopard conservation in Bhutan? This is the challenge we are working on in Bhutan.
There have been several reports of snow leopard with two cubs from different parts of Bhutan indicating that this endangered feline is breeding and doing well in Bhutan.
Learn more at bhutanfound.org/snowleopard