The Snow Leopard Trust first began working in Pakistan in 1995. We partner with the Snow Leopard Foundation (SLF) to support 3 full-time and 7 part-time staff to grow snow leopard conservation efforts in the country.
Area of snow leopard habitat:
Snow leopard population:
Threats to snow leopards:
- Habitat degradation and fragmentation
- Reduction of natural prey due to illegal hunting
- Retribution killing for livestock loss
- War and related military activities
Landscape Focus Area: We chose one landscape area (approximately 4000 km2) in each country to focus our conservation and research efforts.
- Karakhoram area in the Gilgit Baltistan Province