WCS Conservation Hero: Dorje Jyal/China

“All the memories I have about my childhood are the stories between nature, humans, and wildlife,” says Dorje Jyal.”
Snow leopards in Qaidam Basin.

Dorje met field biologist and WCS senior conservationist George Schaller when he was conducting a research project on snow leopards in Qaidam Basin. Dorje became his assistant and interpreter.

China’s Changtang plateau.

“Every single moment I spent with my coworkers, observing the beauty of wildlife or through interactions with local communities, became a sources of my knowledge.”

“Since I was a kid,” says Dorje, “my mind has been hardwired with wildlife.”



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