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Snow leopard

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Camera trap photograph, captured in a joint conservation project led by Dr J Marc Foggin (Director, Plateau Perspectives) together with local Tibetan herding community members and management authorities of the Sanjiangyuan National Nature Reserve.

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26 Comments (1–25)

liam.versavel 7 years ago

Love it

Paldane Chuying
Paldane Chuying 7 years ago

probably the best shot of the majestic animal so far, congratulations Marc.

Congratulations on the SOTD, MarcFoggin. Beautiful picture of a magnificent animal.

Tiz 7 years ago

Congratulations Mark! This is a fantastic capture!

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 7 years ago

Congratulations Marc. What a beautiful sight. Thanks for sharing this beautiful shot and good luck on your undertaking.

Congrats on your SOTD !

Sew 7 years ago

amazing shot..congratz for the SOTD :D

MarcTe 7 years ago

I think it's one of the best spottings I've seen so far! Great animal, great shot and well deserved SOTD!!!! Congrats :)

Chamalka Dulmini
Chamalka Dulmini 7 years ago


JohnJackson3 7 years ago


Congratulations on a extremely well deserved SotD !


Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 7 years ago

Congratulations Marc .... love the cute big cat.......

AshleyT 7 years ago

Congrats Marc, such a cool thing to see, even if it was just through a camera trap!

KarenL 7 years ago

Fantastic capture Marc! Thank you for sharing, & congratulations on a well-deserved Spotting of the Day!

A camera trap captures a rare glimpse of a wild snow leopard in our Spotting of the Day. Sadly populations of this magnificent cat are decreasing and it is now endangered in the wild.


Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago


Love its expression !

bayucca 7 years ago


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Yasser 7 years ago

Unbelievable! What an incredible cat and what an awesome snapshot Marc!

Extraordinary !

Tom15 7 years ago

Fantastic photo of one of the rarest animals!

EmilyMarino 7 years ago

Wow, mazing photo for a camera trap! I didn't know they took such beautiful shots! Great color! Great composition! Great cat! Thank you for sharing!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

What an incredible cat. Thanks again Marc.

That day, it was posing for the camera trap, great picture of this wonderful creature. MarcFoggin, thank you for sharing.

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