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The leopard (Panthera pardus) /ˈlɛpərd/ is one of the five species in the genus Panthera, a member of the Felidae. The leopard occurs in a wide range in sub-Saharan Africa and parts of Asia and is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List because leopard populations are threatened by habitat loss and fragmentation, and are declining in large parts of the global range. In Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuwait, Syria, Libya, Tunisia and most likely in Morocco, leopard populations have already been extirpated. Contemporary records suggest that the leopard occurs in only 25% of its historical global range. Leopards are hunted illegally, and their body parts are smuggled in the wildlife trade for medicinal practices and decoration.

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Two clouded leopards named Chai Li and Nah Fun gave birth to these adorable cubs at Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium in Tacoma, Washington on May 12, 2015; More info here:

Contributed by Sam Feldstone

Clouded Leopard

A clouded leopard taken in Alexandria Zoological Park in Alexandria, Louisiana by Ricky Floyd

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Leopard with Long Eyelashes

A gorgeous female leopard with long eyelashes spotted at Lion Sands, Sabi Sands Private Game Preserve in South Africa; photo taken by Michael Moss

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Wow i wouldn't wont to get stuck in the jungle.

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