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The coldest season for snow leopards – how do they adapt

How snow leopards have adapted to cold high altitudes. (C) Sibylle NorasWe are now in the coldest part of winter in the Himalayan and Central Asian mountains snow leopards call home.

Let’s remind ourselves how these cats have adapted to the extreme cold (minus 25 degrees Centigrade  or 13 degrees Fahrenheit) and to the extreme high altitudes (3500 to 5500 metres or 11,500 feet to 18,000 feet).


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