Check up time
Panthera's Snow Leopard Field Scientist O?rjan Johansson and veterinarian Carol Esson (Australia) examine and prepare to weigh a cub.
Home sweet home
A cave with a man-made rock wall ironically doubles as a snow leopard den site.
Back you go
Field Scientist Mattia Colombo (Italy) carefully prepares to place a cub back into its den.
Hope for the future
A picture of hope for the next generation of snow leopards in Mongolia's South Gobi.
A narrow cleft in a rock wall served as these cub's den.
Gaining mobility, the cubs examine a side entrance.
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