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Rare Photos: Snow Leopard Babies in Dens

Check up time

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(Image credit: Panthera/Snow Leopard Trust)

Panthera's Snow Leopard Field Scientist O?rjan Johansson and veterinarian Carol Esson (Australia) examine and prepare to weigh a cub.

Home sweet home

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(Image credit: Panthera/Snow Leopard Trust)

A cave with a man-made rock wall ironically doubles as a snow leopard den site.

Back you go

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Field Scientist Mattia Colombo (Italy) carefully prepares to place a cub back into its den.

Hope for the future

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(Image credit: Panthera/Snow Leopard Trust)

A picture of hope for the next generation of snow leopards in Mongolia's South Gobi.

Shelter found

Snow leopard cubs in their den

(Image credit: Panthera/Snow Leopard Trust)

A narrow cleft in a rock wall served as these cub's den.

Getting curious

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Gaining mobility, the cubs examine a side entrance.

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