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Central Park Zoo snow leopard cubs loved their snow day (obviously)

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Snow leopard cubs at the Central Park Zoo had one heck of a day playing in the snow, according to the Wildlife Conservation Society, which runs the zoo.

The zoo provided these photos, taken by Judith Wolf, showing the cubs wrestling in the snow. The park got about 6.4 inches of snow in the storm, according to the National Weather Service.

The cubs were born in summer 2013. They are the first snow leopards born at the Central Park Zoo.

Snow leopards are native to Central Asia and parts of China, Mongolia, Russia, India and Bhutan, according to WCS. They are among the world's most endangered big cats.

The Wildlife Conservation Society's mission is to protect wildlife and wild places around the world through science, conservation, and education programs and its network of zoos and aquarium in New York City.

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