In this last leg of our journey, Dan ventures deep into the heart of the remote and rugged Sarychat Reserve, to plant more camera traps and pinning his hopes on spotting a snow leopard.
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Dan O’Neill: Director and Presenter
Chris Beard: Director of Photography.
With thanks to Dr Dale M. Kikuchi of Tokyo Institute of Technology & Dr Kodzue Kinoshita of Kyoto University for the use of their camera trap footage.
With thanks to Dr Dale M. Kikuchi of Tokyo Institute of Technology & Dr Kodzue Kinoshita of Kyoto University for the use of their camera trap footage. And to Dr Koustubh Sharma, Snow Leopard Trust and Kubanychbek Zhumabai Uulu, Snow Leopard Foundation & Almaz Musaev of SAEPF
This programme was filmed in accordance with all applicable international and local laws and guidelines pertaining to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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