The Snow Lepoard

By George Li

Introduction to the Snow Leopard

The Snow Leopard live in high,rugged mountains of Central Asia, ranging form 3000-45000 meters high.

Physical adaptations of the Snow Leopard

The Snow Leopard has a developed chest that allows the Snow Leopard to draw oxygen from the thin air of the high mountains. Also its pelage (French for fur) enables the Snow Leopard to blend into its surroundings.Uncia unicia

Behavioral adaptations of the Snow Leopard

The Snow Leopard only hunts at dawn and dusk so it stays unseen by its prey. Also the Snow Leopard becomes nocturnal when humans are around to protect their young.

Why the Snow Leopard is going endangered

Poaching is the main reason that the Snow Leopard is being endangered.

-Slaughtered for their pelts to make coats

-Their bones are used for Chinese medicine

4 native plants commonly found its habitat the provide food for the Snow Leopard's prey

-Reeshi Mushrooms

-Assorted Lichens

-Cotton Grass

-Grieg's Turnips

Food Web

Food Pyramid