Snow Leopards named after Disney characters now call Cat Haven home

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The executive director of the Cat Haven said the two-year-old sisters will serve as ambassadors for their wild cousins. (KFSN)

A touch of Disney has moved into Project Survival's Cat Haven in Fresno County. A pair of Snow Leopards appropriately named Ana and Elsa, after the movie Frozen, will now call the sanctuary home.

The executive director of the Cat Haven said the two-year-old sisters will serve as ambassadors for their wild cousins.

This weekend the sanctuary will hold a fundraiser called Snow Cones for Snow Leopards to raise money for conservation efforts.

Dale Anderson, the Executive Director of Project Survival's Cat Haven, said, "It's funny cuz people go, 'a Snow Leopard here in the Central Valley? It's so hot!' Snow Leopards don't really like snow very much. They travel the slopes and ridges to avoid the snow, and they're actually found in the Gobi Desert where it's very hot. So Snow Leopards deal with hot weather just like they deal with cold weather and they can cope with both. We just give them some shade and they stay fine."
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