Species: Panthera uncia
Geographic Range: Mountainous regions of Central Asia
Size: 80-120 pounds
Lifespan: up to 18 years
Conservation Status: Vulnerable
Como’s Snow Leopards
Find them with the Large Cats Map
- Snow leopards have been seen at altitudes of over 18,000 feet — just a few thousand feet shy of the height of Mt. Everest.
- Snow leopards can pounce on prey as far away as 45 feet.
- Extra-wide, fur covered feet act as natural snowshoes.
- Snow leopards use their long tails for balance and blankets.