1. estimate the cats weight 2.sedate the cat with a syringe and hypodermic needle mounted on a 6 ft. pole 3.measure the cat (weight, length, etc.) 4.take a tuft of fur for genetic tests 5.tag the cat 6.give a shot of antibiotic 7.attach radio collar
What are steps to document a captured snow leopard?
These are new statistical methods to monitor the snow leopard population – such as: taking pictures, documenting tracks, collecting scat (poop), looking at markings and scratches.
We hear deep, meaningful grunting –sounds a mountain might speak. And, then, over the rise, we see them. Gangurs yaks are coming home….The shaggy herd gallops toward us. The yaks thick coats hang down to their ankles