Dog Breeds

Leopard

Leopard

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Family: Felidae
Genus: Panthera
Scientific Name: Panthera pardus
Common Name: Leopard
Other Name(s): Panther
Group: Mammal
Number Of Species: 7
Location: Sub-Saharan Africa and southern Asia
Habitat: Rainforest, grassland and mountainous regions
Colour: Yellow, Golden, Black, Dark Brown
Skin Type: Fur
Size (L): 100cm – 190cm (40in – 75in)
Weight: 30kg – 90kg (66lbs – 198lbs)
Top Speed: 45kph (30mph)
Diet: Carnivore
Prey: Deer, Warthog, Rodents
Predators: Tiger, Lions, Humans
Lifestyle: Nocturnal
Group Behaviour: Solitary
Life Span: 10 – 15 years
Age Of Sexual Maturity: 2 – 2.5 years
Gestation Period: 90 – 105 days
Average Litter Size: 3
Name Of Young: Cub
Age Of Weaning: 3 months
Conservation Status: Near Threatened
Estimated Population Size: Stable
Biggest Threat: Trophy hunting and habitat loss
Most Distinctive Feature: Dense patterned fur and long, sharp teeth
Fun Fact: Spends much of the time high in the trees!

 

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