Saving the Ghost of the Mountain

Saving the Ghost of the Mountain

An Expedition Among Snow Leopards in Mongolia

Book - 2009
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A pale, spotted, almost cloud-like coat makes the snow leopard uncannily invisible in its rocky mountain habitat. Author Sy Montgomery and photographer Nic Bishop accompany conservationist Tom McCarthy and his team as they travel to Mongolia's Altai Mountains to gather data about snow leopard populations in an attempt to save this endangered species.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, c2009.
ISBN: 9780618916450
Characteristics: 74 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 24 x 29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Bishop, Nic 1955-- Illustrator


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The snow leopard is called the Ghost of the Mountain because it is seen so rarely, which makes it very difficult for Tom McCarthy to study these cats in order to protect them. Come along on his journey to Mongolia.


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