Saturday, January 18, 2014

Snow Leopard Panthera uncia

Snow Leopard Panthera uncia. Public Domain ClipArt Stock Photos and Images. Snow leopards occupy alpine and subalpine areas generally 10,990 to 22,000 ft above sea level in Central Asia.

Snow leopards are slightly smaller than other big cats but, like them, exhibit a range of sizes, generally weighing between 60 and 120 lb, with an occasional large male reaching 170 lb and small female of under 55 lb.

They have a relatively short body, measuring in length from the head to the base of the tail 30 to 50 in. However, the tail is quite long, at 31 to 39 in, They are stocky and short-legged big cats, standing about 24 in at the shoulder.

Snow Leopard Panthera uncia stock photo

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