Learn about Min the Steppe eagle who ran up a huge roaming bill for Russian researchers.
The Altai Project has been supporting the study and protection of endangered raptors like the Saker falcon, eastern imperial eagle, and steppe eagle since 2010.
Here are some images of Altai’s many different raptor species and a few other special appearances.
The Snow leopard is considered endangered across its entire range in Central Asia, including in Russia. As of 2014, fewer than 100 snow leopards remain in Russia, mostly in the Altai-Sayan Ecoregion.