The bully would most certainly kill the snow leopard by biting and tearing it apart. The snow leopard, in my opinion, is the largest cat capable of being put down by a mature male bully. It will be incredibly challenging with leopards and cougars. Although they can both bring down large animals, it is highly unlikely that a leopard or a cougar would be able to kill a snow leopard.
Since bullies are not known to share their food, it is possible that another bully may have killed before it died. If this was the case, then no, the leopard could not have been fed by its previous owner.
In conclusion, yes, a mature male bully can kill a snow leopard. However, it is more likely that the leopard was too aggressive toward humans and was removed by officials to prevent further injury or death to people.
Leopards make up for their lack of size in comparison to lions and tigers with sheer strength, allowing them to attack animals ten times their own weight, fight and kill them with a nasty bite-force of around 300-470 pounds per square inch (PSI) compared to the snow leopard's rather weak bite force...
This information comes from the Encyclopedia of Animal Behavior, which also states that leopards are one of the most successful species on the planet. They have no natural enemies except for humans who might try to eat them, so they don't need much more than a safe place to live and food to eat.
According to Dr. Jennifer Lynch of the University of Minnesota, leopards' small size allows them to hunt very large prey. She has estimated that a snow leopard can kill a goat or sheep twice its size. In addition, leopards are well equipped with heavy teeth and strong muscles to handle their large meals.
Although they tend to avoid people when possible, leopards are not likely to hurt anyone unless they are protecting their young or being threatened. If you come into contact with a leopard, back away slowly if it hisses or shows any sign of aggression.
People who work with leopards often get bitten. According to Dr. Lynne McBride of the San Diego Zoo, since they spend so much time looking inside enclosures for food, they are usually only protected by fencing.
"In captivity, snow leopards are known to become very docile and friendly, and they frequently build tight ties with their keepers." Those are the statements of Mel and Fiona Sunquist, wild cat specialists. One of the least violent huge wild cats is the snow leopard. Although it can weigh up to about 15 kg (33 lb), it is not physically capable of attacking humans. The best defense is its size: even though it cannot reach us, its presence is enough to scare most predators away.
The snow leopard lives in mountainous regions from near the Arctic Circle in northern Europe to north-eastern China. It prefers open habitats such as glaciers, deserts, and forests with large trees where it can find prey such as mice, rabbits, voles, and lemmings. These animals often fall into deep holes or crevices where there is no way out for them if the snow leopard attacks. Even though they cannot defend themselves, these prey species tend to be too slow for the snow leopard so they usually do not suffer serious injuries if they are captured by this big cat.
There are only about 1,000 snow leopards left in the world. Most live in Chinese zoos, but some are also kept as pets. Snow leopards are popular animals in movies and television shows; we sometimes see them playing with their trainers or eating out of their hands.
The leopard shares sections of its global range with tigers, lions, cheetahs, spotted hyenas, striped hyenas, brown hyenas, African wild dogs, dholes, and up to five bear species. Some of these animals steal leopard kills, murder kittens, and even kill adult leopards. Other predators that live in the same areas include humans, who sometimes kill leopards when they hunt or trap animals for food, and aliens from another planet, who periodically destroy Earth using a weapon called "The End of Existence".
Leopards are actually the second most popular animal on Planet Earth after dolphins. There are about 4,000 to 5,500 leopards left in the world, which is a decrease of about 10 percent since 2010. Leopards mainly eat other mammals, especially antelopes such as gazelles and rabbits. However, they will also eat birds, reptiles, and occasionally small animals like mice and bats.
There are only three ways for a leopard to lose its life: if it is killed by a human, if it is poisoned by someone who does not want it to survive, or if it dies of old age. Humans are the main threat to leopards because of our hunting activities; every year, there are reports of leopards being killed for their skins or bones which are used in traditional Chinese medicine. Also, some people illegally trap leopards for the circus or zoo.