How far can a snow leopard leap?
A snow leopard’s hind legs allow it to leap six times the length of its body.
How does a mother snow leopard line her den?
Snow leopard cubs are born in a rocky den lined with the mother's fur for warmth.
Which part of the world do snow leopards live?
Snow leopards live in the rugged, mountainous terrain of Central Asia and the Himalayan region.
How do snow leopards use their tails to stay warm?
They use their tails to cover their body, nose, and mouth during times of sub-zero temperatures.
The rugged and mountainous terrain of Central Asia and the Himalayan region
The diet of the snow leopard varies by region and season but consists mostly of wild sheep and goats, and smaller animals such as pikas, zokrs and marmots.
Hunting for the illegal wildlife trade and revenge killings by herders; habitat loss and diminished food supply
With long hind legs and shortened front limbs, snow leopards are incredible jumpers, able to leap 20 to 50 feet through the air, or straight up into a tree or onto a cliff, simply to perch and rest.
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