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LEOPARD

[MIM*151100]
Acronym for lentigines (multiple), electrocardiographic abnormalities, ocular hypertelorism, pulmonary stenosis, abnormalities of genitalia, retardation of growth, and deafness (sensorineural); of autosomal dominant inheritance.

leopard

a big, graceful, yellow cat with dark brown to black spots and a long, thin tail. It is spread widely through the world. Called also Panthera pardus.

leopard cat
felisbengalensis.
clouded leopard
the coat color is grayish but in other respects this cat resembles Panthera pardus. Called also Neofelis nebulosa.
snow leopard
dark spots on a white skin and a long, thick tail make this a very handsome cat. Called also Uncia uncia, ounce.
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Expressing concern about the death, a representative of the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) said the snow leopard might have died due to the warming weather and poor habitat.
The wildlife wing suggests that the cause of a surge in the population of endangered snow leopards is due to the prey-base available to them.
She e said, 'I am proud to announce that very soon our government in collaboration to Global environmental faculty is going to launch a project for snow leopard conservation.
With an estimated 200 to 400 cats, Pakistan hosts the world's third largest snow leopard population.
The snow leopard is listed as vulnerable according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature's latest Red List of threatened species.
The project results will be relevant not only for snow leopard and high-mountain communities in Central Asia, and for the protection of these magnificent species, but also for all 12 snow leopard range countries who have committed to the objectives of the GSLEP programme, stated Magdy Martnez-Solimn, UN Assistant Secretary General and Director of UNDPs Bureau for Policy and Programme Support.
The blood sample of a female snow leopard, being kept in Khunjerab National Park by Gilgit Baltistan Forests and Wildlife Department was obtained.
The report describes snow leopards as one of the most beautiful and enigmatic big cats.
Urgent action is needed to curb climate change and prevent further degradation of snow leopard habitat," said Rishi Kumar Sharma, WWF global snow leopard leader, "otherwise the 'ghost of the mountains' could vanish, along with critical water supplies for hundreds of millions of people.
He called for an intergovernmental coordination, as well as to raise awareness of the importance of snow leopards and its ecosystems.
Besides photographs, the operation was also successful in getting a video footage of a snow leopard for the first time.
RAISE your glass and do some good with a Snow Leopard martini this weekend.