Leo the Snow Leopard : The True Story of an Amazing Rescue

Leo the Snow Leopard : The True Story of an Amazing Rescue

Book Title: Leo the Snow Leopard : The True Story of an Amazing Rescue

Author: Jill Esbaum

Format: Hardback | 40 pages

Publication Date: 01 Apr 2011

ISBN-13: 9780545229272

When Leo was less than seven weeks old, he became orphaned in the snowy Himalayan mountains in Pakistan. Snow leopards need their mothers during the first two years of their lives, but Leo was all alone. Luckily, the cub was rescued by a kind shepherd and his family, who hand-fed Leo and kept him safe. But Leo quickly grew too large and was given to Pakistani authorities, who also found themselves without the resources to help him. When the Wildlife Conservation Society learned of Leo's plight, they knew they had to do something. There was a special place that could save Leo: