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Snow Leopard

Page history last edited by PBworks 16 years, 6 months ago

 

The Snow Leopard

This picture was found at  http://endangeredearth.com/endangered/snow_leopard/index.htm

 

Basic Facts

 

Where in the world is your animal found?

Snow Leopard's are mainly found in Central Asia, Russia, Mongolia, China and the Tibet.                                       

What is the diet of your animal?

 The snow leopard's diet consists of meat.

What is the habitat of your animal?

snow leopard's mainly live in rocky terrains.

Is your animal a herbivore, carnivore or omnivore?

 The snow leopard is a carnivore because it's diet consists of meat.

Is your animal a primary, secondary or tertiary animal?

 In it's habitat, the snow leopard is a tertiary consumer.

Who are your animals main predators?

 The snow leopard's main predators and killers are humans

Why your animal is endangered?

 The snow leopard is endangered because people are hunting it for it's fur and bones.

 

 

Interesting Facts:

-in the summer, the snow leopard will sometimes persue it's prey to lower levels

-the snow leopard bone's can be used in traditional chinese medicine

-the trade of snow leopard fur is illegal

-the snow leopards scientific name is Uncia uncia

-the snow leopard usually lives up to 10-15 years (15-21 in captivity)

-the snow leopards population is estimated to be below 2,500

 

Why the Snow Leopard is Endangered

-the snow leopard is endangered because poacher's are killing it for it's fur and it's bone's

 

 

 

Bibliography

 

"Snow Leopard." Endangered Earth. 12 Dec. 2007 <http://This picture was found at
     http://endangeredearth.com/endangered/snow_leopard/index.htm>.

 

"Snow Leopard." Ebsco. 12 Dec. 2007 <http://web.ebscohost.com/src/
     detail?vid=3&hid=109&sid=ab1008c1-df94-403f-b88d-bc7c54ecf58c%40sessionmgr9>.

 

"Snow Leopard." Snow Leopard Conservancy. 11 Dec. 2007 <http://
     www.snowleopardconservancy.org/>.
Ben

Comments (7)

Anonymous said

at 1:15 pm on Dec 14, 2007

Wow! Ben nicely done and you have lots of information.

Anonymous said

at 1:16 pm on Dec 14, 2007

whoa! nice!!

Anonymous said

at 1:18 pm on Dec 14, 2007

i like the picture

Anonymous said

at 3:07 pm on Dec 14, 2007

nice picture

Anonymous said

at 3:13 pm on Dec 14, 2007

yep it's nucee

Anonymous said

at 3:14 pm on Dec 14, 2007

That's terrific!

Anonymous said

at 8:35 pm on Dec 16, 2007

I found it interesting that only 2500 are left in the world.
Good job!

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