10 interesting information about the snow leopard
Living in the high mountains and steep slopes of Central Asia, the distinctive feature of the snow leopard is its long tail and smooth white fur with large black spots on its body. Let’s learn a few things about this animal.
- Snow leopard has a body length (without counting the tail length) from 86 – 125 cm. Their weight ranges from 22 to 52 kg, males often weigh 3 times more than females.
- Snow leopard owns thick furry hooves covered like a “snow boots”. It’s help this cheetah balance weight and protect the soles of the feet in extreme cold.
- Long tail helps the snow leopard keep balance. They often wrap their tails around their bodies to keep them warm
- The snow leopard can’t roar. Unlike big cats like tigers and lions, snow leopards can’t take this action.
- Some snow leopards can jump as far as 9 meters – a length 6 times longer than their bodies.
- Snow leopards begin their first reproductive cycle at around 2.5 years of age. Usually about 2-3 generations are born in the spring or early summer in the lair lined with the fur of the mother.
- Newborn litters are born blind and have no vision until about 9 days of age. They will function normally after 2 months and live with their mother until 2 years of age.
- Snow leopards are scattered across 12 countries, from southern Siberia to the Tibetan plateau. They live at an altitude of 3,000 – 4,500 meters. But some people have seen them more than 5,500 meters in the Himalayas.
- Snow leopards can kill prey weighing three times their own body weight. Their main prey is wild goat, blue sheep and mountain goat in the Himalayas. A green sheep will give a panther food intake for a week.
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