Leo, the Snow Leopard

Leo, the Snow Leopard

The True Story of An Amazing Rescue

Book - 2010
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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:
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, c2010
ISBN: 9780545229272
Branch Call Number: 599.7555 HAT
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : ill. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Hatkoff, Craig
Hatkoff, Isabella


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DCLadults Apr 05, 2018

This is a heartwarming story with lots of great pictures. A little repetitive. Also, while there were areas of dense, fact intensive text before and after the story, I would have like to have seen more information about these animals within the actual story.

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