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Why Do Snow Leopards Have Long Tails?

October 21, 2017
Snow leopards have pretty long tails—which is probably one of many useful adaptations for surviving in cold habitats. The snow leopard’s tail is about 80 – 100 cm in length as against its body length of 48 – 60 cm, making it nearly twice the length of its body length.…
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How High Can a Snow Leopard Jump?

October 21, 2017
Snow leopards have fully developed paws which help the cat not only to move swiftly on snow—it allows the leopard to jump as high as 20 feet vertically. Yes, that is true! Snow leopards are able to reach the heights of 20 feet or 6 meters when it jumps from…
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How Far Can a Snow Leopard Jump?

October 21, 2017
Although snow leopards are not big they are pretty sporty. They possess superstrong legs which allow them to leap as far a distance as 50 feet horizontally. Snow leopards can afford to jump 50 feet in an icy cold habitat for their fur-covered feet are well insulated by dense hair.…

How Fast Can a Snow Leopard Run?

October 21, 2017
A snow leopard is a medium-sized cat but it has powerfully built stocky body. The leopard’s hind legs are long and possibly strong enough to give agility on land. Snow leopards can run at a maximum speed of 55 miles per hour though they cannot maintain this much speed for…
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