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Research

We study the population genetics of the Andean cat to unravel the mysteries of its global distribution.

Capacity Building and Education

We exchange and provide information about the Andean cat with local people to learn about their perception and beliefs about the species.

Conservation

Through multinational projects we promote cross-border cooperation in areas with similar threats and concerns.

Library

Publications and documents
Find an extensive list of reports, scientific articles and manuals on the Andean cat and its habitat. Most can be downloaded directly. If not, contact us. We hope you find them useful!

Teaching Materials

Play and learn

Find educational materials to learn more about the Andean cat and the environment where it lives in. You can access story books, games, videos and more. Explore and have fun!

En el campo 24/7

Este programa tiene dos ejes principales: el trampeo fotográfico y la colecta de material para análisis genéticos. Nuestro objetivo es completar los vacíos de información

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Educación Modular

El Programa de educación modular es una estrategia innovadora para generar conciencia sobre la relevancia del gato andino y su ambiente, valorizando los recursos naturales

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CATcrafts

El objetivo del programa CATcrafts es la conservación del hábitat del gato andino a través del desarrollo de alternativas económicas sustentables para las comunidades locales.

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The Species and its Habitat

The Andean cat is one of the most threatened wildcats in the world. Its unique adaptations to the arid landscape transform the species in a perfect ambassador for biodiversity conservation of earth´s last wild places: the high Andes and northern Patagonia.

The Sacred Cat of the Andes

The Andean cat is considered by native cultures as a protective spirit of the mountains. The close relationships with local communities is expressed by the existence of numerous petroglyphs in various parts of its distribution.

Distribution Map

The distribution of the Andean cat spans over four countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile and Peru. The Andean cat inhabits arid and cold environments of the high Andes, Puna, and southern Andean steppe.

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Testimonial

+1.000.000
Km² of territory
1400
Adult Cats
30
Team Members
24 Years
of Work

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