Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Wonderfully Wild Wednesday: Snow leopard tail

Posted by: Rebecca Whitham, Communications




Enjoying the cold, wet snow mix this week? It’s nothing to our snow leopards.


They come equipped for bundling up: snow leopards use their 3-foot-long tails as mufflers to protect their noses and lungs from freezing at night.

Archive photo by Ryan Hawk/Woodland Park Zoo.

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