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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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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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A snow leopard cannot be kept as a pet. They are wild animals that require plenty of food and space to thrive and stay healthy. 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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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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There are many photographs of snow leopards on websites tailored to children, such as SnowLeopardConservancy.org and SnowLeopardBlog.com. Other sites, such as the National Geographic website, have informative pictures an... More »

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Cheetahs and snow leopards are two big cats that cannot roar, though they make other big cat noises such as chuffing and growling. The sounds a big cat can make depends on certain bone anatomy in the animal's throat, and... More »

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