Aiperi, the snow leopard

27.00 180.00 

3 unlimited editions

40 cm premium matte paper ➔ 30cm image + 5cm white border on premium matte paper, 200 gsm / 80 lb weight and white finish.

40 cm museum quality paper ➔ 30cm image + 5cm white border on special edition museum quality, off-white, uncoated paper (250 gsm /110 lb).

50 cm framed museum paper ➔ 40cm image + 5cm white border on special edition museum quality paper, off-white and uncoated (250 gsm /110 lb), framed in wood and protective glass. The frames are made of pine or oak with a thickness of 20-25 mm and a width of 10-14 mm.

About this series:

Yago Partal has been working for more than 12 years on his series of portraits of animals dressed in fashionable outfits, formerly known as Zoo Portraits. He is currently creative director at Creatures United, a start-up charity aimed at protecting wildlife and especially endangered species. 10% of the sale price of these works is donated to Creatures United.

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About the prints

About this work: Each piece you see here represents the perfect fusion of Yago Partal’s passion and talent, reflecting more than a decade of work dedicated to the series of animal portraits with fashion styling, formerly known as Zoo Portraits. This print is a celebration of fashion and nature, featuring animals dressed with style and elegance, captured in their most authentic essence.

Guaranteed Quality: You are choosing an artwork printed on high quality paper. Whether you opt for premium matte paper or museum-quality paper, every detail, from the weight to the finish, has been carefully selected to ensure you get a durable, stunning-looking piece.

Professional Framing: If you decide to frame your choice, you will be investing in a handmade frame, either in pine or oak, designed not only to protect your work, but also to enhance its beauty. The protective glass ensures that your print will remain in perfect condition for years to come.

Commitment to Nature: By purchasing this work, you are not only taking home a piece of Yago’s talent, but you are also contributing to the cause of protecting wildlife. A 10% of the sale price of these works is donated to Creatures United, an organization committed to the preservation of endangered species.

Original Purchase: All works sold here are exclusive creations of Yago Partal. By buying directly from this website, you are assured of getting an authentic piece, direct from the artist.

Deep Meaning

Each piece you see here is much more than just an image: it is a testament to human ingenuity and creativity fused with the majesty of nature. By placing contemporary costumes on animals, Yago Partal invites viewers to transcend the boundaries between species and recognize the personality, dignity and individual character of each living being.

Artistic Crossing

Since its inception more than a decade ago, the series of animal portraits with fashionable styling has evolved and established itself, formerly known as Zoo Portraits. Through meticulous research and a deep respect for wildlife, Yago has selected outfits that bring human personality to each animal, creating a perfect synergy between fashion and nature, from humor and sympathy.

Innovation and Technology

This series breaks with the traditional conventions of animal portraiture by incorporating elements of modern design and contemporary fashion. Using advanced digital editing and illustration techniques and a keen eye for detail, Yago has made each work a testament to artistic innovation, without losing the authenticity of the animals portrayed.

Global Interconnection

The idea of dressing animals in human attire is not simply an aesthetic choice; it is a commentary on the interconnectedness of humans and animals, globalization, culture and identity. When you look at a clothed animal, you not only observe a stylized figure, but also a narrative about how we see ourselves in the larger context of the natural world. Each person can identify with one of the animals and become interested in getting to know that species and its problems with respect to humans.

Cultural Resonance

Yago’s pieces have found echoes in various corners of the world, resonating with individuals from different cultures and backgrounds. His work has initiated conversations about fashion, anthropomorphization, animal respect and environmental awareness, becoming a bridge between art, ecology and society.

Detailed Description of the Snow Leopard: Aiperi, An Icon of Mountain Ecosystems

Snow Leopard: A Feline in the Summits

The snow leopard, scientifically known as Panthera uncia, is one of the most emblematic and enigmatic felines in the world. This species, which inhabits the high mountains of Central Asia, is famous for its thick, mottled coat, perfectly adapted to the harsh conditions of its habitat at elevations that can exceed 4,500 meters above sea level.

Unique Characteristics and Adaptations of the Snow Leopard

The snow leopard is a master of adaptation. Its coat, gray to white with black spots, provides an ideal camouflage in snowy landscapes. In addition, its robust body, short, broad legs and long, bushy tail help it maintain its balance and keep warm in cold mountainous terrain.

Diet and Behavior: A Solitary Predator

Despite its imposing appearance, the snow leopard is a solitary and elusive predator. Their diet consists mainly of mountain herbivores, such as wild goats and sheep. They are patient hunters, who can stalk their prey for hours before striking in a burst of speed and agility.

Conservation Status: Facing Challenges

The snow leopard is listed as “Vulnerable” by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN). The species faces multiple threats, such as habitat loss, conflict with local communities, and poaching. Snow leopard conservation is crucial to the health of mountain ecosystems, where they play a key role as top predators.

Aiperi, an Artistic Representation of the Snow Leopard

Aiperi, created by Yago Partal, is an artistic representation of the snow leopard that captures the essence of this species. This piece, with its anthropomorphic approach, is not only an impressive work of art, but also a powerful tool to raise awareness about the importance of conserving the snow leopard and its habitat.


Fascinating Snow Leopard Curiosities: Uncovering Hidden Aspects of a Mysterious Species

Secret Communication: The Scent Marks of the Snow Leopard

A notable curiosity of the snow leopard is its method of communication through scent marks. These big cats leave scent marks on rocks to communicate with other leopards. These markings contain information about their presence and availability for mating, and are a crucial part of their social interaction in the vast and solitary mountain habitat.

Mysticism in Your Gaze: Single Round Pupil

Unlike other felines, which usually have vertical pupils, the snow leopard has round pupils. This unique feature improves their vision and allows them to focus better in the harsh mountain environment. The round pupil shape allows for greater light regulation and sharp vision, vital for hunting in variable light conditions.

High Altitude Breeding: Breeding and Care of Hatchlings

The snow leopard has a gestation period of approximately 90-100 days, after which the female gives birth in a protected cave or rocky crevice. Litters usually consist of 2 to 3 cubs, which remain with their mother for almost two years, learning the skills necessary to survive in such an inhospitable environment.

Physiological Adaptations: Surviving in Extreme Conditions

The snow leopard has several physical adaptations that allow it to survive in its high mountain environment. Their wide nostrils and adapted lungs allow them to breathe in air with low oxygen content. Their feet, functioning like natural snowshoes, allow them to walk on snow without sinking, and their long tails help them maintain their balance on steep terrain.

Snow Leopards and Folklore: Cultural Symbols

In Central Asian cultures, the snow leopard is often a symbol of power and mysticism. Several legends and myths surround these animals, and they are often respected and feared by local communities. This cultural respect has helped in some cases to preserve them, as they are seen as almost mythical beings that must be protected.

Ecological Role: Guardians of the Mountains

The snow leopard plays a crucial role in its ecosystem as a top predator. By controlling herbivore populations, they help maintain the ecological balance of their mountain habitats. This balance is essential for the health of mountain ecosystems, which in turn affect communities and biodiversity at the regional level.

Research and Conservation: Technology in the Service of Science

The use of camera traps and GPS tracking technology has allowed scientists to obtain valuable information on snow leopard behavior and movement patterns. These data are essential to develop effective conservation strategies and to better understand their habitat and behavioral needs.




  1. International Society for Endangered Cats (ISEC) Canada: Information on caracal conservation. Visit site
  2. Felidae Conservation Fund – Caracal: Details about the caracal’s hunting abilities and its importance in ecosystems. Visit site
  3. Feline Conservation Foundation – Caracal: Detailed physical characteristics of the caracal and its conservation status. Visit site
  4. Cat Conservation Trust – Caracal: General information about the caracal, including its conservation status. Visit site
  5. Smithsonian’s National Zoo – Caracal lynx: General information and characteristics of the caracal. Visit site
  6. University of Arizona: Academic paper on caracals in a heterogeneous landscape. Visit site

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