SAVE THE MIDDLE EASTERN CATS

SNOW LEOPARD, CHEETAH, ASIATIC LION, SAND CAT

SNOW LEOPARD DESCRIPTION

- 4-5 feet

- Tail is about 36 inches

- Has a well built chest (for breathing in low oxygen habitat)

-Has gray fur with black patches

- Lifespan - 15- 21 years

ONLY 5,000-7,000 SNOW LEOPARDS LEFT IN THE WILD

REASONS OF THEIR ENDANGERMENT

- Being hunted for their fur

- Bones,skin, and organs are valuable in asian medicine

- Not much open land to live in

- Not enough prey

A SNOW LEOPARD'S HABITAT/ADAPTATION

- On high rocky mountains

- Lives in The Middle East, Russia, and North India

- Snow leopards are solitary mammals ( they live on their own)

- Has a very different internal body than other cats

- The snow leopard has a large nasal cavity that allows them to warm the cold air around them


A SNOW LEOPARDS DIET

- They hunt at night

- Eats other animals

- Top of the food chain