Snow Leopard Adaptations?

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Snow leopards have adapted to their environments, which are in high altitude areas which has rocky terrain. Since the air is thin, the snow leopard has well-developed chest, which helps them breath at the higher altitudes. Since they have big paws and short forelimbs, they are adept in balancing on rocky precipices. Due to their nasal passages being enlarged, the air they breath is warmed up before the air hits the lungs. They also blend into their surroundings due to their coloring and stay warm due to having dense body hair.
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Snow Leopard
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Felidae Genus: Uncia Species: Uncia uncia
The Snow Leopard or Ounce (Uncia uncia) is a large cat native to the mountain ranges of central Asia. Until recently many taxonomists included the Snow Leopard in the genus Panthera with several of the other largest felids. It is... More »
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