Silent Roar: Searching for the Snow Leopard
Additional Web and Print Resources

Web Resources:

Himalayas: Where Earth Meets Sky

http://library.thinkquest.org/10131/

Take an awe-inspiring tour of the world’s greatest mountain range — the Himalayas. Learn about the history of the land and the different cultures of the people who have made their home here.

Snow Leopard Conservancy

http://www.snowleopardconservancy.org/index.htm

Read about Rodney Jackson’s organization and its conservation and education projects in India, Nepal, and Pakistan. Plus, learn about the various myths and legends associated with the snow leopard.

Snow Leopard Facts

http://www.snowleopard.org/islt/facts/facts.html

Learn more about the behavior and characteristics of snow leopards. Don’t miss the photo and video gallery.

Ladakh Hemis National Park

http://www.cultureholidays.com/wildlife/hemis-national-park.htm

Explore this cold desert located in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir. The park is home to many rare and endangered species, including the snow leopard.

Himalayan Wildlife

http://www.project-himalaya.com/gallery-wildlife.html

Discover some of the range’s wild inhabitants.

Himalayan Homestays

http://www.Himalayan-Homestays.org

Experience traditional life in a Himalayan village.

Books

Hillard, Darla. VANISHING TRACKS: FOUR YEARS AMONG THE SNOW LEOPARDS OF NEPAL. New York: Arbor House Publishing Company, 1989.

Loram, Charlie. TREKKING IN LADAKH. New York: Trailblazer Publications, 2004.

Mathiesson, Peter. THE SNOW LEOPARD. New York: Penguin, 1996.

Negi, S.S. HIMALAYAN WILDLIFE: HABITAT AND CONSERVATION. Columbia MO: South Asia Books, 1993.

Palin, Michael. HIMALAYA. London: Weidenfeld Nicolson Illustrated, 2004.

Valli, Eric and Anne De Sales. HIMALAYA. New York: Abrams, 2004.

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