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  • Introducing our New Public Relations Coordinator!

    MBDP is very pleased to announce our newest team member- Bec Stubley! Drawing on her previous experience in marketing and PR, Bec will be a valued part of the project, helping us to communicate our work and mission. We sat down with her earlier this week to learn more about

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  • Empathy is a Two-Way Street

    March 14 2018 – by Founder and Director, Bruce Elfstrom One thing I feel we cant forget is that as much as some of us love these apex predators, from the herders’ perspective the wolf or snow leopard is the enemy for good reason.  The loss of even one sheep

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  • Wolves in Hustai

    by Soyolbold Sergelen Nov 3rd, 2017 – While I was doing my sunrise surveillance from a ridge top at Hustai National Park and expecting nothing but whole bunch of red deer as usual, I suddenly caught a glimpse of few wolves move past below me, just below the tree line.

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  • Livestock Guardian Behavior with Sheep

    1-11-18 Much is said of LGD and their interactions with livestock.  The next two videos show Baavgai trying to dominate the sheep.  This first video shows him, if you look close, taking hay from a sheep’s mouth and eating it.  Dogs don’t normally eat hay.  Really he is asserting dominance

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  • Could Dogs Help Save the Mongolian Steppe? – Scientific American

    Read Jason Overdorf’s story about Mongolian Bankhar Dog Project and how livestock guardian dogs can be a part of sustainable herding. Photos by Soyolbold Sergelen. Could Dogs Help Save the Mongolian Steppe? “Two days’ drive from the Mongolian capital of Ulaanbaatar, 100 miles from the country’s border with China, the foothills

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