Searching for the Snow Leopard: Guardian of the High Mountains
October 06, 2020
11.2 X 8.7 X 1.0 inches | 2.5 pounds
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About the Author
Shavaun Mara Kidd is the outreach conservation educator for the Snow Leopard Conservancy and serves as its social media manager. In these capacities, she speaks to a wide variety of audiences about the snow leopard and its conservation and maintains the conservancy's presence on a variety of platforms. She lives in Milan, Illinois. Björn Person is an internationally renowned photographer who, apart from seeking spectacular images of this planet's beautiful wildlife, is committed to documenting and raising awareness about threatened species. He has used his camera as a weapon against wildlife poaching and is a sponsor of wildlife conservation. He is based in Stockholm, Sweden Rodney Jackson, director of the Snow Leopard Conservancy, is widely considered the leading world expert on the snow leopard, having devoted more than thirty years to researching and conserving this elusive cat in South and Central Asia. Upon receiving the 1981 Rolex Award for Enterprise, Jackson launched a four-year, pioneering radio-tracking study of snow leopards in the Nepalese Himalaya that led to a June 1986 cover story in National Geographic. He was a finalist for the Indianapolis Prize in 2008, 2010, 2012, 2016, and 2018. Today, he mentors a new generation of conservationists and continues to work with the local people. He lives is Sonoma, California.