Powerful Irbis can survive on the altitude of 6,000 meters above sea level. 12 countries have united around a common mission of saving this unique predator. There are nearly 150 snow leopards living on the territory of Kazakhstan.
We have some of the biggest snow leopards in Kazakhstan. This is one of the reasons why they attract so much attention. Even though these leopards have some occasional conflicts with local shepherds because they rarely prey on goats and sheep, overall there is a lot of reverence and respect toward the leopards.