snow leopard


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snow leopard

n.
A large wild cat (Panthera uncia syn. Uncia uncia) of the highlands of Central and South Asia, having long, thick, whitish-gray fur with dark markings like those of a leopard. Also called ounce2.

snow leopard

n
(Animals) a large feline mammal, Panthera uncia, of mountainous regions of central Asia, closely related to the leopard but having a long pale brown coat marked with black rosettes. Also called: ounce

snow′ leop`ard


n.
a longhaired, leopardlike cat, Panthera(Uncia) uncia, of mountains of central Asia, having a creamy gray coat with rosette spots.
Also called ounce.
[1865–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snow leopard - large feline of upland central Asia having long thick whitish fursnow leopard - large feline of upland central Asia having long thick whitish fur
big cat, cat - any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild
genus Panthera, Panthera - lions; leopards; snow leopards; jaguars; tigers; cheetahs; saber-toothed tigers
Translations
snøleopard
References in classic literature ?
I'd promised Merivale to go to Tibet for a snow leopard in the spring.
Not only do we risk losing majestic species such as the snow leopard, but hundreds of millions of people who rely on water flowing from these mountains may be affected, WWF-UKs Snow Leopard Programme Lead Rebecca May said.
It is not just snow leopards that are at risk, millions of people who directly depend on the rivers originating in the snow leopard habitat for water are also at risk, the report also pointed out.
He informed the delegates of the 12 snow leopard range countries that he would commit his time to come up to the expectations on the trust bestowed upon him.
He said on Wednesday in response to the congratulation letter of the Nepalese government, wherein she has extended felicitations to the Federal Minister for Climate change, Senator Mushahidullah Khan on being elected as Chair of the international Steering Committee of the Global Snow Leopard and Ecosystem Protection (GSLEP) programme.
You can't hold a snow leopard and not feel like that's probably one of the peaks in your life," says Kyle.
On March 19-20, senior officials of the 12 countries of the habitat of the snow leopard will get together for the first meeting of the Steering Committee for Global Snow leopard and Ecosystem protection program.
2) Improve transnational collaboration on climate change adaptation and snow leopard conservation in Asia s high mountain landscapes.
THE authorities of the Nanda Devi National Park are a happy lot this season after they managed to capture three snow leopards on camera installed inside the park located in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand.
To make the cool cocktail take 75ml Snow Leopard Vodka, 5ml dry vermouth and a sprig of rosemary.
Trekking in Hemis National Park, Ladakh, India and, inset, a beautiful and elusive snow leopard in its natural habitat Trekking in Hemis National Park, Ladakh, India and, inset, a beautiful and elusive snow leopard in its natural habitat