Snow Leopard - Five Sisters Zoo

Individuals are covered in a thick grey-yellow fur. They have a tail that can reach up to 1 metre in length.


  • Diet: Carnivores
  • Weight: 27 to 60 kg
  • Length: 6 to 1.5 metres.
  • Habitat: high mountains
  • Life span: 15-20 years

Adapted to survive

  • Their thick white and grey fur with large dark rosettes blends with the Asian steep and rocky mountains.
  • Their leaps are six times the length of their body up to 15.2 metres.
  • Their 1-meter tail help them balance while hunting in steep mountains.
  • They can endure temperatures of – 40°


  • Poaching,
  • Climate change
  • Habitat fragmentation and loss


IUCN Conservation Status