Lálínek, young Snow leopard
(uncia uncia, levhart snezny, irbis) from ZOO Jihlava, Czech republic
Oh my, it is snowing so much now! I must hunt some winter photos for you tomorrow!
And on Friday! And on Saturday!
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__________________INFO ABOUT THE ANIMAL:Name:
snow leopard (Uncia uncia or Panthera uncia)Location:
Hight mountains of Central Asia (Hindukush, Himalaya...)Size:
1.3 m long body, 1,3 m long tail weight:
54 kg Diet:
Siberian ibex, argali, wild goats and wild sheep, deer, boars, langur monkeys, marmots, similar small mammals and birdsConservation status:
Endangered (there are 4000 – 6600 snow leopards)Interesting facts:
snow leopards are considered to be big cats, althought they are quite small than other big cats |
snow leopards are not able to roar |
other name for snow leopard is ,,irbis“ |
snow leopards use their long and very fluffy tail as a scarf to hide their neck and head in cold weather. Fluffy tail is also good for balance |
they have small ears to eliminate loss of body heat |
snow leopards have blue or yellow eyes.
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