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In our study in a mountain valley in Nepal, we estimated the composition of the snow leopard's diet from the prey content in scats.
The update, a minuscule-sized 714KB, enables Snow Leopard users to easily transfer their personal information, settings, files, and applications to a Mac running Lion.
Snow leopards are one of the world's most endangered animals, and are the most illusive of all the big cats.
Keywords: snow leopard, Uncia uncia, sign surveys, Tomur National Nature Reserve, Xinjiang
Climate change and increasing temperatures have caused fast degradation of the bio-tops in these mountains, which also host wild species of ibex, Marcopolo sheep, blue sheep, Astor Markhor and the musk deer, on which the snow leopard depends.
Most of the villagers we encountered on our 17-day trek had never set eyes on the secretive snow leopard. The cat's elusive nature makes it difficult to study, says Joe Fox, a biology professor at the University of Tromso in Norway.
Snow Leopard is an upgrade to the previous version of Apple's OS X operating system, simply called Leopard.
IT security and data protection company Sophos said on Thursday that Mac users who have upgraded to Apple's new Snow Leopard operating system should double-check that their version of Adobe Flash is current.
Snow Leopard builds on a decade of OS X innovation and success with hundreds of refinements, new core technologies and out of the box support for Microsoft Exchange.
As important as Vladimir is to the Jackson Zoo, he's not the only snow leopard supported by the Zoo.
Gorgeous snow leopard cubs Jampal and Lhamo are being shipped off to other zoos at just one year old.
Snow leopard pelts command high prices in the black market fur trade, while bones from these wild cats are in demand as remedies prescribed by traditional Asian medicine.