Help save the snow leopards!!!
Why are they Endangered?
Snow leopards are hunted for their soft beautiful fur. They are also hunted for their organs for FOOD and MEDICINE.
Go to http://www.snowleopardconservancy.org/kids/text/endangered.htm for more info.
How many of them are left?
There are Around 3,500 - 7,000 left. Plus 600 - 700 in zoo's. This may seem like a lot but if you compare it to the 7 Billion people who live in this world it seems a lot smaller.
Did you know? Not all snow leopards live in snow.
Their weight is 35kg - 55kg.
From their shoulders down a snow leopard is 2 feet/0.6m tall.
Snow leopards eat, sheep and goats. They also sometimes eat rodents, hares and birds.
did you know snow leopards can live for 21 years!
Adopt a wild snow leopard - WWF
Snow Leopard Cubs