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Leopard

Sara Azimipour


Classification and Description • Panthera Pardus • Mammal • 132-198 pounds; 90 inches • Tan, brown, orange fur


Biome • Africa, Asia • Woodlands, plains, deserts, rainforests • Rarely stay in place • Does not migrate


Life Cycle • 1-3 cubs; every 2 years • With mother 16-20 months • Mammals, reptiles, birds, crabs and fish • 15-20 wild; 21 captivity


Adaptations • Climb trees easily • Camouflage • Built for surprise attacks • Drag prey into tree


Reasons for Endangered Status • People • Loss of prey • Hunted for fur • Loss of habitat


Conservation • 3,000 • 2002 Conservation Efforts Organization • Pushed out of habitat • Donate to research foundations


Resources • • • •

www.enchantedlearning.com Cole, Melissa. Jaguars and Leopards Gish, Melissa. Leopards Jordan, Bill. Leopard


Leopard  

Endangered Species Leopard

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