Data from: Prey preference of snow leopard (Panthera uncia) in South Gobi, Mongolia

Wasim Shehzad, Thomas Michael McCarthy, Fran├žois Pompanon, Lkhagvajav Purevjav, Eric Coissac, Tiayyba Riaz & Pierre Taberlet
Accurate information about the diet of large carnivores that are elusive and inhabit inaccessible terrain, is required to properly design conservation strategies. Predation on livestock and retaliatory killing of predators have become serious issues throughout the range of the snow leopard. Several feeding ecology studies of snow leopards have been conducted using classical approaches. These techniques have inherent limitations in their ability to properly identify both snow leopard feces and prey taxa. To examine the...

Registration Year

  • 2012

Resource Types

  • Dataset


  • Panthera Corporation
  • Joseph Fourier University