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1 06/02/20141Capelli Eleonora e Santi Giulia Liceo Scientifico A. Oriani 1°C

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4 The snow leopard lives in a valley high in the Wakhan Mountains of Afghanistan It has got snowy fur with black, half-moon markings and white goatee. It is a solitary and elusive creature 06/02/20144Capelli Eleonora e Santi Giulia Liceo Scientifico A. Oriani 1°C

5 The leopard was snarling and furious at being caught. The hunter tied the leopard's legs and muzzle and threw it in the back of a truck 06/02/2014 5Capelli Eleonora e Santi Giulia Liceo Scientifico A. Oriani 1°C

6 06/02/2014Capelli Eleonora e Santi Giulia Liceo Scientifico A. Oriani 1°C 6 NATO forces, the U.S. ambassador in Kabul, a royal prince and Afghan President Hamid Karzai because the feline was to become the object of a four-day rescue operation

7 06/02/2014Capelli Eleonora e Santi Giulia Liceo Scientifico A. Oriani 1°C 7 They thought to get a better price for their cat than $50,000 and began to shop around. Somebody on the Internet was supposedly offering $2 million

8 06/02/2014 Capelli Eleonora e Santi Giulia Liceo Scientifico A. Oriani 1°C 8 The leopard was confiscated from the hunters, and Richard Fite was dispatched to tend it. Fite was more accustomed to dealing with farm animals, and to encounter a snow leopard was a marvel

9 06/02/2014Capelli Eleonora e Santi Giulia Liceo Scientifico A. Oriani 1°C 9 Fite examined the leopard. The feline growled but remained subdued. When he looked into the eyes of the animal, he could tell it was ailing because he had a mental stressFite examined the leopard. The feline growled but remained subdued. When he looked into the eyes of the animal, he could tell it was ailing because he had a mental stress

10 06/02/2014Capelli Eleonora e Santi Giulia Liceo Scientifico A. Oriani 1°C 10 Over the next three days, Fite tended to the leopard. Then a decision was made to fly the leopard back to the Wakhan. After what seemed like a day of improved health the snow leopard died on March 2

11 06/02/2014Capelli Eleonora e Santi Giulia Liceo Scientifico A. Oriani 1°C ,00.html (last access )http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599, ,00.html (last access )www.time.com Postcard from Kabul, Tim Mcgirk, TIME, 5 April 2010 Animals under siege, T. Boucher, Time, April 13, 2009

12 06/02/2014Capelli Eleonora e Santi Giulia Liceo Scientifico A. Oriani 1°C 12 Liceo scientifico A. Oriani Ravenna School year: Interdisciplinary project: Man and the environment-Climate changes and endangered species Subjects involved: English, I.T. Teachers involved: Prof.ssa Siboni Class: 1°C P.N.I. Students involved: Capelli Eleonora and Santi Giulia


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