(YouTube link) These are some magnificent cats. A half-grown snow leopard cub attacks his very tolerant mother, in a video by Ben Eisenkop, also known as redditor Unidan. -via Tastefully Offensive
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scientists have unearthed the oldest big cat fossil yet, suggesting the predator — similar to a snow leopard — evolved in Asia and spread out.
Snow leopard cub Little Boy tackles a pumpkin while playing in the Central Park Zoo on Thursday. (Gordon Donovan/Yahoo News)
Canadian sales agent 108 Media has presold wildlife documentarian Alex Verner’s Camera Trap, about a British wildlife crew pursuing a rare Amur Snow Leopard in central Asia, to Taiwan’s Pomi International, THR reports. Verner’s debut film is a “found footage”-style feature “following a British wildlife... Read More
The Wildlife Conservation Society's Central Park Zoo is debuting a pair of snow leopard cubs (Panthera uncia). These are the first snow leopard cubs ever born at the Central Park Zoo and the second snow leopard birth at a WCS zoo this year. The cubs, a male and a female, born this summer, weigh about 30 pounds but are expected to reach between 65-120 pounds.
While the Central Park Zoo's snow leopards sometimes remain frustratingly out-of-sight for visitors, now we at least know why: They have been getting busy. The Wildlife Conservation Society is debuting a pair of snow leopards born to mother Zoe and father Aksai. [ more › ]
Snow leopards are among the world’s most endangered big cats with an estimated 3,500-6,500 remaining in the wild.
Every week Daily Kos diarists write dozens of environmentally related posts. Many don't get the readership they deserve. Helping improve the odds is the motivation behind the Green Diary Rescue. In the past seven years, there have been 246 of these spotlighting more than 14,979 eco-diaries. Show More Summary
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley - one of the most frequented beauties in our model-off-duty gallery - looked impeccable (per usual) while shopping in West Hollywood. The main attraction of her ensemble were these 7 For All Mankind snow leopard jeans ($96, originally $198), which she mellowed out with a black scoop-neck tee and black scalloped flats. Show More Summary
You can download the 5.29 GB installer from the Mac App Store, linked above. You'll need to be running OS X Snow Leopard or later and own a 2007 iMac or MacBook Pro or later; a 2008 MacBook Air, MacBook, or Mac Pro or later; or a 2009 Mac mini or later. (itunes.apple.com)
Apple today announced that Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks will be free to all customers who have either Snow Leopard or Mountain Lion. Users can upgrade to Mac OS X Mavericks starting today, with downloads available through the App Store. To upgrade, you’ll want to access the Mac App Store (located in your Apps folder). […]
Apple releases latest Mac operating system for free. Mac users on OS Snow Leopard or newer will be able to download Apple's latest Mac operating system, OS X Mavericks, today - and it's free. Click here to read the full article
Apple's new Mac operating system, OS X 10.9 Mavericks, will hit the App Store later today, and the upgrade will be free for all Mac users dating back to those running Snow Leopard.
Animal expert (and sometime Flaunt model) Dave Salmoni, who has a new show on Animal Planet called Killer Islands, brought a snow leopard, lion, and tiger cub to Jimmy Kimmel's set last night where Jon Hamm and his magnificent beard...
Scientists have unraveled the first whole genome of a nine-year-old male Amur tiger (Panthera tigris altaica), and compared it with the genomes of other big cats including the white Bengal tiger, lions, and snow leopards. The genomic data from this study provides an invaluable resource for the future studies of big cats and their whole family's conservation.
Researchers have sequenced the genomes of tigers, snow leopards and lions hoping to help in conservation efforts for the critically threatened big cats, The Christian Science Monitor reports. Among their findings is the fact the common...Show More Summary
This Mac OS X Snow Leopard Quick Reference provides shortcuts, tips, and tricks for the popular operating system. Use it to brush up on the basics and to find alternate methods to your favorite comma. Credits: Walllopers This printable quick reference is yours to use, distribute, and share at your organization! Along with this free [...]
A new study in the journal Conservation Biology found that snow leopards living near Buddhist monasteries in Tibet are being helped by monks who actively patrol the forests to prevent poachers from killing the endangered cats.
New research finds that endangered snow leopards are being protected by hundreds of Buddhist monasteries on the Tibetan plateau. The study, published in the journal Conservation Biology, found that half of Read More The post Buddhist Monks Protect Endangered Snow Leopards appeared first on Ecorazzi.
By Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer: The endangered snow leopard has some allies in unexpected places. The leopards are being protected by hundreds of Buddhist monasteries on the Tibetan plateau, new research suggests. The scientists,...Show More Summary