Snow Leopard


Common Name: Snow Leopard
Scientific Name: Panthera uncia
Also Known As: Ounce
Type: Cat
Classification: Mammal
Diet: Carnivore
Length: 75 – 150 cm (30 – 59 inch) (excl. tail)
Height: 56 – 60 cm (22 – 23.6 inch) (at the shoulder)
Weight: 27 – 55 kg (60 – 121 lb)
Top Speed: 88 kph (55 mph)
Life Span: 15-18 years in the wild, 25 years in captivity
Migration Habit: Migrate at the beginning of the winter and summer seasons
IUCN Redlist Status: Vulnerable
Population Trend: Decreasing
Snow Leopard

Snow Leopards are Mammals that are a species of Cat. Their scientific name is Panthera uncia.

These Mammals are Carnivores, and groups of Snow Leopards are known as a -.

Snow Leopard Habitat

Snow Leopards can be found in many countries in Asia, these countries include Bhutan, China, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, and Afghanistan.

They strive in habitats like montane grasslands, shrublands, temperate broadleafs, mixed forests, and temperate coniferous forests.

Snow Leopard Young

These Cats mature at the age of 2-4 years. Once matured, Snow Leopards can have 2-3 young after a gestation period of 90-105 days.

Snow Leopard young are called cubs and, like most animal young, are extremely cute.

References: Wikipedia and the IUCN Redlist.