The snow leopard is a large predatory mammal from cat's family, living in a massif of Central Asia. Now the number of snow leopards is catastrophically small. The snow leopard is included in the Red book of Russia. Hunting for it is forbidden. Its weight reaches 55 kilograms. Length of a snow leopard can reach 230 centimeters. In Russia it can be met in Krasnoyarsk Krai, in Khakassia, in Tuva and in Altai, in East Sayan's mountains.