There are fewer than 7,000 snow leopards in the wild today, and those numbers are decreasing, according to the likes of global conservation body WWF. Photo: Shutterstock

How activist Bayarjargal Agvaantseren took on Mongolia’s mining industry to save the snow leopards

  • Bayarjargal Agvaantseren roused local communities and politicians to prevent mines destroying the magnificent mountain cat’s habitat
  • Her work saw the creation of a 1.8-million-acre natural park, home to a population of snow leopards that is the world’s second largest after China
Topic |   Mongolia

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There are fewer than 7,000 snow leopards in the wild today, and those numbers are decreasing, according to the likes of global conservation body WWF. Photo: Shutterstock
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