The quest for the ghost of the Himalaya

The quest for the ghost of the Himalaya

19. December 2018

#Wildlife watching #Expeditions

Ladakh. A unique mountain oasis wedged between Pakistan, Kyrgyzstan, China, but part of Kashmir / India. A political instable region, the Tibetans who fled refer to it as ‘little-Tibet’. On 4000 à 6000 meter altitude lives one of the most mysterious carnivores of our planet: the snowleopard.

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The King of the Alps Returns

The King of the Alps Returns

10. August 2018

#Partner #Conservation programs #Wildlife watching #Animals #Binoculars

No other zoo in the world has such a complete collection of wild animals from the Alpine region. Over the last few decades, the Alpenzoo has frequently been the first in the world to breed and reintroduce a number of different species. It has also made a significant contribution to species and environmental conservation.

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Exploring the alpine wildlife in Austria’s mountains

Exploring the alpine wildlife in Austria’s mountains

24. November 2016

#Binoculars #Wildlife watching

Even though most of Austria lies within the wonderful alps, the more densely populated lowlands traditionally get much more attention from naturalists and wildlife watchers. But mountain summits, rocky slopes and montane forests host a wide array of stunning and little known species. This is why I try to use every opportunity to hike up one of the country’s countless peaks, to get new insights into the fascinating living world of Central Europe’s largest mountain range.

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