Dan heads into the mountains of the Sarychat Nature Reserve with a real adventure scientist, to see what snow leopard conservation means to the people who live in these remote regions, and to see what it takes to gather data on an almost invisible big cat.
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Dan O’Neill: Director and Presenter
Chris Beard: Director of Photography.
With thanks to Dr Dale M. Kikuchi of Tokyo Institute of Technology & Dr Kodzue Kinoshita of Kyoto University for the use of their camera trap footage.
With thanks to Dr Dale M. Kikuchi of Tokyo Institute of Technology & Dr Kodzue Kinoshita of Kyoto University for the use of their camera trap footage. And to Dr Koustubh Sharma, Snow Leopard Trust and Kubanychbek Zhumabai Uulu, Snow Leopard Foundation & Almaz Musaev of SAEPF
This programme was filmed in accordance with all applicable international and local laws and guidelines pertaining to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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