Animal Facts

Snow Leopard Facts

Snow Leopard
Snow Leopard

Introduction - Snow Leopards

Seldom seen in the wild, the Snow Leopard is an endangered animal who is a close cousin to the more common, Leopard. Most of the year they prefer habitats where there is a combination of mountain regions with high altitudes and coniferous forest such as the Himalayas. When summer months arrive they prefer to be near grassy meadows. The majority of the Snow Leopards live in China, but they can also be found in 11 other countries throughout Asia. Listed in the facts and information below you will find out why this beautiful creature in endangered and what the main threats are to the Snow Leopard population. This information is written for kids and adults.

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