The snow leopard, or the irbis, is a special animal for every citizen of Kazakhstan. It is a symbol of Kazakhstan, and is depicted on Almaty’s emblem. In Kazakhstan, snow leopards inhabit the Tien Shan, Zhetusu (Dzhungar) Alatau, Tarbagatay, Saur and Altay mountains.

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