Sarychat-Ertash State Nature Reserve

The Snow Leopard Trust has reported that Kyrgyzstan’s Prime Minister, Jantoro Satybaldiev, has signed a decree expanding the Sarychat-Ertash State Nature Reserve, the country’s most important snow leopard habitat, by 150 square kilometres.

A State Certificate of the Reserve showing the protected area’s exact borders will soon be issued and neither mining nor hunting will be allowed within those borders.

A Snow Leopard in Kyrgyzstan

Photo by Kyle McCarthy

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