The Snow Leopard

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  • Author : Peter Matthiessen
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Pages : 368 pages
  • ISBN : 1101663189
  • Rating : 5/5 from 4 reviews
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The Snow Leopard

The Snow Leopard
  • Author : Peter Matthiessen
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 30 September 2008
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An unforgettable spiritual journey through the Himalayas by renowned writer Peter Matthiessen (1927-2014), the National Book Award-winning author of the new novel In Paradise In 1973, Peter Matthiessen and field biologist George Schaller traveled high into the remote mountains of Nepal to study the Himalayan blue sheep and possibly glimpse the rare and beautiful snow leopard. Matthiessen, a student of Zen Buddhism, was also on a spiritual quest to find the Lama of Shey at the ancient shrine on Crystal Mountain.

Searching for the Snow Leopard

Searching for the Snow Leopard
  • Author : Shavaun Mara Kidd,Björn Persson
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 06 October 2020
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A stunning visual and personal journey in search of the iconic big cat, the snow leopard. The snow leopard, known as the ghost of the mountains, is an elusive predator that has captured the human imagination for eons. Yet, by nature secretive, living at altitudes of up to 19,000 feet in one of the world's harshest environments, it is notoriously difficult to see. Those lucky enough to encounter one speak of the experience as momentous, transformative, even spiritual. In this handsomely

The Snow Leopard

The Snow Leopard
  • Author : Jackie Morris
  • Publisher : Graffeg
  • Release : 01 August 2018
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As the Snow Leopard's earthly life begins to wane, she searches for a pure and incorruptible soul to pass her knowledge and power to in order that the hidden valley can remain safe. For the Mergich Realm, the sacred and secret place guarded by spirits in animal form, is under threat from those from outside who would seek to exploit its riches. A tale of magic and myth set amongst the Himalayan mountains, Jackie's glorious illustrations and lyrical text are

The Snow Leopard

The Snow Leopard
  • Author : Peter Matthiessen
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 18 October 1996
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An account of the author's two-hundred-fifty-mile journey, on foot, from Kathmandu, Nepal, to the Crystal Mountain, in Tibet, in search of the Himalayan blue sheep, the rare snow leopard, and distances of the spirit.

Snow Leopards

Snow Leopards
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 06 June 2016
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Snow Leopards: Biodiversity of the World: Conservation from Genes to Landscapes is the only comprehensive work on the biology, behavior, and conservation status of the snow leopard, a species that has long been one of the least studied, and hence poorly understood, of the large cats. Breakthroughs in technologies and methodologies to study this elusive cat have come rapidly, including non-invasive genetics, camera traps, and GPS-satellite collaring. The book begins with chapters on the genetic standing and taxonomy of the

The Snow Leopard Project

The Snow Leopard Project
  • Author : Alex Dehgan
  • Publisher : Hachette UK
  • Release : 22 January 2019
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The remarkable story of the heroic effort to save and preserve Afghanistan's wildlife-and a culture that derives immense pride and a sense of national identity from its natural landscape. Postwar Afghanistan is fragile, volatile, and perilous. It is also a place of extraordinary beauty. Evolutionary biologist Alex Dehgan arrived in the country in 2006 to build the Wildlife Conservation Society's Afghanistan Program, and preserve and protect Afghanistan's unique and extraordinary environment, which had been decimated after decades of war. Conservation, it

The Search for the Snow Leopard

The Search for the Snow Leopard
  • Author : Franklin W. Dixon
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 11 December 2012
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The hunt is on...and the Hardy Boys could end up being dead meat! Frank and Joe’s latest case could give new meaning to the words “eat hardy”! A rare and beautiful snow leopard, a gift from Princess Salamaji of Rashipah, has disappeared from the Bayport Zoo, and the boys suspect foul play. Their suspicions are confirmed when the Princess herself vanishes...a victim of kidnapping! Their investigation leads them into a sinister world of jaws and claws, lions

The Art of Patience

The Art of Patience
  • Author : Sylvain Tesson
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 06 May 2021
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Winner of the Prix Renaudot 2019 ‘Extraordinarily beautiful… a long last loving glance at the planet.’ Carl Safina, author of Becoming Wild The Art of Patience sees the renowned French adventurer and writer set off for the high plateaux of remotest Tibet in search of the elusive snow leopard. There, in the company of leading wildlife photographer Vincent Munier and two companions, at 5,000 metres and in temperatures of -25ºC, the team set up their hides on exposed mountainsides, and occasionally

The Snow Leopard and the Goat

The Snow Leopard and the Goat
  • Author : Shafqat Hussain
  • Publisher : University of Washington Press
  • Release : 30 December 2019
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Following the downgrading of the snow leopard’s status from “endangered” to “vulnerable” by the International Union for Conservation of Nature in 2017, debate has renewed about the actual number of snow leopards in the wild and the most effective strategies for coexisting with these enigmatic animals. Evidence from Pakistan and other countries in the snow leopard’s home range shows that they rely heavily on human society—domestic livestock accounts for as much as 70 percent of their diet. Maintaining that

The Kingdom of the Snow Leopard

The Kingdom of the Snow Leopard
  • Author : Elspeth Rawstron
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 18 October 2021
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That year Tom is really lively with Christmas. He will spend the holiday with his friend Mahir in the Kingdom of Leopard White. He also has a special invitation from Mahir's father, the King. But someone is following the boys on their way and Tom is worried that the person hurt them. What happens when they get there?

Snow Leopard Ghost of the Mountains

Snow Leopard  Ghost of the Mountains
  • Author : Justin Anderson
  • Publisher : Candlewick Press (MA)
  • Release : 08 October 2019
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Look! A line of paw prints in the snow. Follow the tracks to see the rare and utterly majestic snow leopard and visit her secret world. The people who live among the high peaks of the Himalayas tell stories of a mysterious animal called the gray ghost. To see one, you'd have to be very lucky indeed. Join a zoologist in the Himalayan mountains as he searches for the elusive creature. With her pale gold and silver-gray coat painted with

Rainbow Magic Selma the Snow Leopard Fairy

Rainbow Magic  Selma the Snow Leopard Fairy
  • Author : Daisy Meadows
  • Publisher : Orchard Books
  • Release : 04 October 2018
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Get ready for an exciting fairy adventure with the no. 1 bestselling series for girls aged 5 and up. Kirsty and Rachel are going to a very special safari park! They are very excited to help the endangered animals who live there. But naughty Jack Frost wants to steal the animals for himself! Can the girls help the Endangered Animals Fairies stop him? 'These stories are magic; they turn children into readers!' ReadingZone.com Read all four fairy adventures in the

The Snow Leopard Adventure

The Snow Leopard Adventure
  • Author : Deepak Dalal
  • Publisher : Penguin Random House India Private Limited
  • Release : 15 February 2021
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Vikram and Aditya are back in magnificent Ladakh. Having finally freed their young friend Tsering from the hands of dangerous men, they've set themselves up for an even great challenge: to locate the the grey ghost of the Himalayas, the snow leopard. The boys join a team of ecologists and explorers in their search for this immensely rare and beautiful creature of the wild. But high up in the Himalayas, amidst daunting mountains and dark valleys, everyone has just one