How tall does a snow leopard stand?

How tall does a snow leopard stand?

The snow leopard is one of the smaller big cats. They measure 4-5ft (1.2-1.5m) in length with the tail comprising 91cm (36in) of this. At the shoulder these animals stand 60 cm (24in) tall. The average snow leopard weighs between 30 and 55kg (60-121 pounds).

How long does a snow leopard live for?

In captivity, snow leopards have been known to live for as long as 22 years. Life in the wild is much harder, so the life expectancy of wild snow leopards is more likely to be 10 to 12 years.

What eats a snow leopard?

The Ukok Plateau natural park provides critical habitat for the snow leopard and many other species, including the argali mountain sheep, dzeren antelope, black stork and steppe eagle. The sole predator of snow leopards? Humans.

How many babies can snow leopards have?

Snow leopards have litters of one to five cubs, but litters are most commonly two to three. The cubs are blind at birth, but already have thick coats.