The Himalayas have captured people’s imaginations for centuries. It’s a region of stunning landscapes and incredible diversity. Stretching over 2,500km, the Himalayas is home to millions of people and hundreds of unique species. 980 more words
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There isn’t a poaching crisis for these big cats, unlike their feline fellows in Africa. But climate change is a real threat.
Snow leopards live in rocky mountain ranges in Central Asia and this high-altitude habitat is very, very vulnerable to rising temperatures. 212 more words
Snow leopards inhabit alpine and subalpine areas in the mountain ranges of Central and South Asia, at elevations from 3,000 to 4,500 m.
Smaller than other big cats, weighing between 27 and 55 kg, they are mainly known for their beautiful long coat, with shades of white, grey and black, perfectly designed for a camouflaged living in an alpine, cold environment. 210 more words