Bhutan-native Tashi Dhendup is a forestry officer at the Ugyen Wangchuck Institute for Conservation and Environmental Research under Bhutan’s Department of Forest and Park Services. He has used camera traps in central and eastern Bhutan to document and study mainly endangered species, including the tiger and other smaller felids. Tashi also serves as a member of the International Union for Conservation of Nature/Species Survival Commission Cat Specialist Group. He is interested in understanding the ecology and conservation of wildcats using noninvasive monitoring tools. Tashi is a World Wildlife Fund Russell E. Train Fellow and Wildlife Conservation Network scholar and is pursuing a master’s degree in wildlife biology at the University of Montana. He is currently studying tigers in Bhutan using noninvasive genetic sampling. Tashi is a 2015 National Geographic Young Explorer grantee and a 2017 National Geographic Early Career grantee. He is also part of the 2017 Young Explorer Leadership and Development Program.