20 years unraveling the mysterious ghost of the Andes

It seems incredible that back in 1999, there was a species of feline in the Andes whose presence was proven only by some skulls housed in museums and a few photos. No study had been done so far on this species, being a complete mystery to science. We refer to the Andean cat, the sacred […]

In the field 24/7

This program has two focuses: camera trapping and the collection of material for genetic analysis. Our aim is to fill information gaps in the global distribution map of the Andean cat, and to evaluate the potential impact of diseases and parasites transmitted by domestic animals on Andean cat populations. Camera trapping is a powerful, non-invasive […]