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Snow leopards are endangered and rare. They live in some of the most extreme environments on earth. High altitudes and temperatures below freezing. They share their habitat with hardy villagers and nomads throughout 12 Central Asian countries. See how conservationists are working to save this beautiful elusive animal from extinction in the wild. Some facts about snow leopards -1. they can leap further than any other wild cat2. they cannot roar3. they can catch and kill prey more than 3 times their own weight and size4. they roam hundreds of kilometres in a week5. they have the longest tail of any cat6. they live alone except for brief periods of mating7. they have huge paws that act as snow shoes so they walk on snow8. they have tiny ears so they won't loss heat in the freezing cold