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Currently in the Mongolia, researchers from the Snow Leopard Trust are hoping that "Agnes" has gone to ground to deliver cubs.
According to data from a GPS-tracking collar, Agnes stopped traveling several weeks ago, and has remained confined to a single cave - typical behavior for a pregnant snow leopard. The team even thinks they know who the father is. Another male snow leopard, Ariun, spent several days with Agnes in early spring.
Both cats are part of Snow Leopard Trust's ongoing efforts in Mongolia's South Gobi desert to understand the needs - as well as the threats - to this rare species.
In 2012, Snow Leopard Trust field team was able to find the den sites of two female snow leopards because of their GPS collars. This led to some to footage below, a breakthrough for scientists seeking to study and better understand the needs of snow leopards in the wild.