IMM - Flora and Fauna: photo 29
Photo 29 of 49 in Gallery: IMM - Flora and Fauna
Image title: Hiumcituva (Snow Leopard)
Hiumcituva (हिउंचितुवा) in Nepali refers to the animal Snow Leopard (Panthera uncia, from the Panthera genus and Felidae family). It is is mentioned as one of the “Protected animals of Nepal”.
The word Hiumcituva can also be transliterated as Hiucituva, Hiuncituva, Hiuṃcituvā, Hiucituvā or Hiuñcituvā.
The museum exhibitions in this gallery are from the International Mountain Museum in Pokhara. They belong to the category “Flora and Fauna Section” (vanaspati tatha jivjantu shakha).