• Lincoln's largest trick-or-treat event is almost here! The entire family will love stopping at over 40 trick-or-treat booths to get candy, coupons and more.
    Purchase tickets

CLOSE

Snow Leopard

Panthera uncia

NATURAL HABITAT
The snow leopard is found above the tree line in mountainous meadows and rocky regions.

DIET
IN THE WILD – Wild sheep, goats, boars and other small mammals
IN THE ZOO – Chopped meat and bones

FASCINATING FACTS

  • Thick, wide paws provide grip on steep surfaces for climbing.
  • Long tails help stay balanced and are used as a blanket over face when sleeping.
  • Cannot roar like most big cats.
  • Communicate by hissing, mews and growls.
  • Born blind, but gain sight at 9 days old.