What is it about the snow leopard that allows it to survive in the cold mountainous regions of Pakistan?
- Snow leopards have adapted to live in cold mountainous environments.
- Snow leopards have wide, furry-soled paws to increase traction and better distribute their weight.
- Snow leopards have a stocky body, thick fur and small ears to minimise heat loss.
- Snow leopards have large nasal cavities in order to breathe thin, cold air.
Here in the mountains of Pakistan, more than 5000m above sea level, a snow leopard is on the prowl.
Snow leopards are adapted for living in a cold mountainous environment.
Their feet are wide which distributes their weight better for walking in snow.
And to increase traction, on these steep …
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