Will a snow leopard eat a fox?

Will a snow leopard eat a fox?

Snow Leopards are at the top of the food chain. If the territory that a fox resides is suitable for a large cat such as a leopard to live, then there is the threat of a leopard eating a fox.

Will a fox eat a dead fox?

Foxes are opportunistic omnivores, whose diet includes rodents, berries and carrion. A study of the scat and stomach contents of road-killed specimens (to assess whether cannibalism could explain the transmission of a parasite) indicated that their diet includes cadavers of their own kind.

Who will eat a fox?

What eats a fox? Foxes are preyed upon by animals higher up in the food chain, such as coyotes, mountain lions, and large birds like eagles. Another threat to foxes are humans, who hunt them and destroy their natural habitats.

Who is trying to save snow leopards?

The Snow Leopard Trust partners with individuals and groups from around the world to help protect the endangered snow leopard. We work with artists, businesses, foundations, retailers, zoos and other conservation organizations in order to spread awareness and raise vital resources for these cats.

Why are snow leopards worth saving?

Snow leopards are top predators in their environment, and their prey include mountain sheep and goats. Without the snow leopard, the ecological balance would be disrupted. So by protecting the snow leopard, we’re benefitting the whole natural environment in these areas and the people who rely on it.