Tayto Park is proud to be affiliated with a leading conservation organisation ALTA (Amur Leopard & Tiger Alliance). We are home to both the critically endangered Amur Leopard and also the endangered Amur Tiger.
What is Alta?
The Amur Leopard and Tiger Alliance is an organisation which is dedicated to funding agencies and projects for the conservation of Amur Leopards. Many projects are currently underway which are aiming to increase the numbers of Amur Leopards left in the wild. Projects include:
- Snow tracking in winter and camera-trapping surveys which researchers use to gather information on population numbers by identifying the individual by its unique rosette pattern.
- Thanks to fundraising efforts from across the globe, anti-poaching teams are now in place which patrol the Amur Leopards range
- Local educational efforts are underway in a bid to raise awareness to villagers about the serious threats “their” leopards face and to increase conservation efforts. Compensation schemes were made available to farmers whose livestock were killed by either Amur Leopards or Tigers, this prevents “retaliation killings” by farmers.
Future for Amur Leopards: Prospect of future re-introduction of captive Amur Leopards to the wild. Fundraising is vital for their continual success.
Be part of Tayto Parks fundraising efforts and you’ll be awarded with your very own certificate from ALTA!!
You can help us in our bid to increase their population numbers by donating to our Conservation Fund and also by purchasing ALTA t-shirts in the Tayto Shop.