The project is prepared by the members of the NGO BIOM. Main aim is to protect and preserve biodiversity in the Croatian karstic areas. After literature review and needed field work we will have a much clearer image of this specie status.

ZOO Zagreb is participating in this research. Photos are taken in Zagreb ZOO and we are grateful for rights to use them.

Balkan snow vole is listed as DD (data deficient) by the Croatian Red Book of Mammals and its status is VU (vulnerable) on the global level. It is protected on a national level. Balkan snow vole is endemic and it is a relic of the Dinaric karstic ecosystem. It is a unique part of the Croatian natural wealth.