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5 Species of Panthera: Snow Leopard

There are five species under the genus “panthera,” and we’re starting with snow leopards!

They are mysterious and elusive. Snow leopards “live and travel in solitude over vast distances of isolated and rugged mountain range in central Asia, and are supremely adapted to thrive in some of the harshest conditions on the planet” (Panthera.org).

Fast Fact: Snow leopards are the one big cat that cannot roar!

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(Photo from Charles Glatzer)