One of the most beautiful wild cats on Earth. A proud ruler of the snow with magnificent, mottled fur. Its population is melting at an alarming rate. Together we can stop it!
Did you know that the mottled pattern is, like a person's fingerprints, unique to each individual?
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Irbises are mainly killed for their fur, and the remaining parts of their bodies are used to make pseudo-medicines.
Climate change and expanding grazing land are causing snow leopards to lose their natural habitat and food base.
Hungry irbis hunt livestock, causing them to be killed by herders in retaliation.