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Snow leopards are a central Asian species, preferring the high altitudes of mountain ranges like the Himalayas. Their habitat includes Afghanistan, Tibet, Russia, China, Mongolia, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrg... More »

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Snow leopards protect themselves using their claws, teeth and camouflage. They are categorized among the various species of large cats and are some of the most unique since they are able to feed on other animals as well ... More »

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Snow leopards are powerful predators that are only hunted by humans. While snow leopards are sometimes killed by humans for their meat, they are more often killed by poachers who sell the animal's fur, bones and other bo... More »

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The best way to look at pictures of snow leopards online is to visit sites that provide information about the cats, such as the National Geographic or Defenders of Wildlife websites. It is also a good idea to visit resea... More »

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Baby snow leopards are called cubs. Snow leopards mate between January and mid-March. The female then delivers two to three cubs in approximately three months after mating. At birth, snow leopard cubs weigh a bit more th... More »

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Native to Central Asia, snow leopards have powerful legs that allow them to jump as much as 50 feet in length and 20 feet high. According to National Geographic, these animals use their long tails for balance when they l... More »

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A number of reasons have combined to endanger snow leopards. Hunting, climate change and farm land encroaching on their habitat are among the major reasons for their population decline. More »

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