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I hope we do not lose this magnificent species.
Omigod they are sooooo cute!! I love those babies!! Thank you for posting WebTater :oD
Snow leopards live in the mountains of Central Asia, at altitudes of 10,990 to 22,000 ft (3,350 to 6,700 meters). Their paws are wide, like snowshoes, which helps them walk across the snow, and they have fur on the bottoms of their paws to help them grip steep, slippery surfaces. Their biggest threats are insufficient prey (due to humans? illegal hunting of their prey), poaching, and conflict with local people. There are an estimated 4,080 to 6,590 individuals in the wild, but fewer than 2,500 of these are likely or able to reproduce
Photo Credit: Dingopup (Own work) [CC-BY-SA-3.0, GFDL, CC-BY-SA-3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia Commons