October 23 – International Snow Leopard Day!

October 23 – International Snow Leopard Day!

This day is committed to raise awareness for the plight of these elusive cats. Snow leopards inhabit primarily remote mountain terrains in 12 countries. The total population in the wild is estimated to be from 4500 to 6000 animals. So, snow leopards are among the most...
Altai Republic in the Russian leading TV channel

Altai Republic in the Russian leading TV channel

A good reportage about the Altai Republic was shown last week on Russia 1, one of the main TV channels in Russia. It tells you about the region on the whole, shows local traditions and handicrafts, prospects for tourism development and nature conversation at the same...
The Pallas cat or Manul

The Pallas cat or Manul

We are happy that, next to the wellknown Snow Leopard, also the Pallas cat will be better protected. The Pallas cat is on the edge of extinction. During our trips we visit the Sailugem nature park which will have an enhanced role in the monitoring and observing of the...
Checking the wildcams

Checking the wildcams

On the 1st of April we visited a concert of traditional Altai singers – Bolot Bairyshev and Radmila & Emil Terkishevs.Bolot Bairyshev is a famous performing musician of traditional altai epos by throat singing. He has a masterful command of national musical...

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