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Snow Leopards are Endangered

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Yuna Blancou

on 27 March 2013

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Snow Leopards need help! Important background information Diet Population Snow leopards are decreasing more each day! There were 7,000 in the 1990
They decreased to 4,500 in 2000 Lives in different habitat for each season Found in the Himalayas, Altai, and Hindu Kush. During summer climbs up to height of 19,685 feet They primarily hunt goats and wild sheep They eat small rodents like hares, and game birds Only about 3,500 left on Earth! Need to help Snow Leopards. They usually live alone Need people to stop killing them kills them for their fur Threats to the Snow Leopards Kills them for their fur coats Body goes to pale to gray to creamy with black spots Also kills them for their strong bones Bones are used to make, traditionally, medicines in Asia Bones are used to cure joint and back pain Snow Leopard alone Snow Leopard hunting Shows over time of the snow leopards The Big Cat decrease about 1,500-2,000 each 10 years
They kill them for their beautiful fur coats Baby leopard's beautiful fur coat Snow Leopards fur coat Baby Snow Leopard A mother liking its cub Snow Leopards (Panthera Uncia) Scientific name Created by: AnnaLee DiGiovanni and Yuna Blancou 3/25/13
1st HOUR Jagels Works Cited
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Van Gelder, Richard G. "Snow Leopards." Endangered Species. Grolier, 13 Mar. 2013. Web. 13 Mar. 2013. <http://go.grolier.com/>. graph from: susanodesign.com Behavior They prefer to inhabit steep cliff areas , rocky outcrops and ravines
Provides them with camouflage they need to ambush unsuspecting prey
Stalk their prey
Usually springs from a distance of 20-50 feet Image from: gardenofeaden.blogspot.com;
cutepics.org ; www.mountainpartnership.org ; www.bbc.co.uk; seattletimes.com; www.flickr.com; tolweb.org; www.celsias.com; www.progarchives.com; ppusa.wordpress.com ; le-grove.co.uk; simbania.wordpress.com; hdwpapers.com; www.moggyblog.com . By: Yuna Blancou
AnnaLee DiGiovanni You Can Do Something To Help Them! Credits Hindu Kush Need to breed them more so population with increase again Snow Leopard roaring Snow Leopard ready to attack Snow Leopard wanting to play Snow Leopard meowing Cute Snow Leopard
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