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Size and Appearance: The leopard is the smallest member of the 4 "great cats" and most closely resembles its cousin the Jaguar.
Leopards vary in length from 3 - 6.25 ft with a tail length of 22.5 - 43 inches, and stand 17.5 - 30.5 inches high at the shoulder.
Social System and Communication: Leopards are solitary cats, and use the same methods as the other cats for defining their territory: scent marking, feces, and scratch marks.
www.bigcatrescue.org /leopard.htm   (931 words)

The leopard hunts mostly on the ground, and is an excellent stalker, on average stalking 275m.
Leopards are solitary, and the female’s range is usually exclusive, although this may be slightly flexible.
Leopards are good breeders in captivity and are a lot more resilient in the face of growing pressures than either lions or tigers appear to be, making conservation programmes slightly easier.
members.aol.com /cattrust/leopard.htm   (1723 words)

 Leopard Habitat and Conservation Status Globally
Barbary Leopard - Inhabits the Atlas mountains of Northwest Africa.
Anatolian, Indo-Chinese, Iran, Java, North China and Sinai leopards are all critically endangered with populations declining in the wild.
Leopard pictures of this cat with cubs, tree climbing with a gazelle in its mouth, showing its canines and more...
www.african-safari-pictures.com /leopard-habitat.html   (309 words)

The leopard* is larger than the ounce, but much less than the panther, seldom exceeding four feet in length.
Shaw,* “resembles the leopard, (he means the panther), by having the same spots; but they differ in other respects; for the skin of the former is darker and coarser, and he is not so ferocious as the latter.” Besides, we learn from a passage of Albert, commented upon by Gesner
In all leopards skins, the spots are nearly of the same size and figure; and their chief difference consists I the deepness or lightness of their colours.
faculty.njcu.edu /fmoran/vol5panther.htm   (4625 words)

 Comparative Mammalian Brain Collections: Leopard (Panthera pardus)
Leopards (Panthera pardus) are one of the four 'big cats' of the genus Panthera.
The Leopard is a sexually dimorphic species, with females being typically around two-thirds the size of males.
Leopards are usually nocturnal, resting by day on the branch of a tree, in dense vegetation or among rocks.
brainmuseum.org /Specimens/carnivora/leopard/index.html   (576 words)

 Digimorph - Panthera pardus (leopard)
The specimen was scanned by Matthew Colbert and Richard Ketcham on 6 December 2000 along the coronal axis for a total of 477 slices, each slice 0.5 mm thick with an interslice spacing of 0.5 mm.
Leopards as taphonomic agents in dolomitic caves--implications for bone accumulations in the hominid-bearing deposits of South Africa.
Anatomy of the mandible of the leopard (Panthera pardus).
www.digimorph.org /specimens/Panthera_pardus   (627 words)

 Sampson - African Leopard - indigenous to the continent of Africa
Sampson is considered an African Leopard (Panthera pardus) as is obviously indigenous to the continent of Africa.
The leopard is truly a remarkable animal, capable of adapting to almost any habitat that provides it with sufficient prey and shelter.
Leopards have been known to carry their body weight 30 feet straight up the trunk of a tree by their mouth.
www.tigerhomes.org /animal/other-animals/african-leopard.cfm   (384 words)

 Wildlife: The Leopard - Travel Africa Magazine
Leopards are loners, relatively small in size and have a spotted coat pattern that works perfectly as camouflage in all kinds of habitats.
Leopards occur in a wide variety of habitats from desert environments to dense forest, from emote mountains to savanna woodland.
The only predator that a leopard is likely to stand up to is cheetah and I have observed a number of occasions where cheetahs have lost their kills to leopard.
www.travelafricamag.com /content/view/176/56   (2386 words)

 Lioncrusher's Domain -- Leopard (Panthera pardus) facts and pictures
The leopard inhabits the forests, mountains and grasslands of Africa and Asia.
Leopards can also be all fl, a condition known as "melanism", which is common amongst the spotted cats.
Leopards keep their claws sharp by clawing the bark of trees, which helps to shed the outer layer of the nail.
www.lioncrusher.com /animal.asp?animal=57   (1146 words)

 Fuzzy Photo's Wildlife Photos/ Exotic Cats
The Snow Leopard weighing is at 50 kg (110 lbs) for a average male is classified as a large cat and even though that doesn't seem very big I guarantee that you would not want to meet one in the wild.
The Leopard and the Jaguar are very close in their appearance with the difference that the Jaguar's spot's have a inter spot in them and a Leopard's spots are hollow.
Leopard's have also been know to produce a dark coat that looks fl but you can see the spot pattern in the fl coat if you look closely, not that you want to get too close to a Leopard.
www.fuzzyphoto.com /cats.html   (686 words)

 Salvaje - Wild Cats on the World Wide Web - by Amanda Greenslade
The leopard's populations are considered to be abundant in eastern and southern Africa and parts of Asia.
Pocket Cats), the leopard is declining rapidly and should be included in conservation plans to prevent its demise.
The melanese leopard (or fl panther) is simply a leopard with a genetic mutation that produces more melanin in its skin, giving it a darker or fl appearance.
www.tigerace.com /salvaje/info_leopard.html   (472 words)

 Big Cat Books and Wild Cat Facts
The Fishing Cat broke through its enclosure to the leopards and killed it, which the leopard was twice the size of the Fishing Cat.
Melanistic leopards or fl panthers as well as albinos are known to occur but are very rare.
The Barbary Lion which is extinct, was not only one of the largest, but one of the most spectacular.
www.ssnoah.com /zoo/bigcats.html   (1060 words)

 Barbary Lion News
Barbary lions, extinct in the wild since the 1920s, may make a comeback thanks to scientists in Britain.
Saffi's father is Kabir, known to descend from the Barbary lions owned by the king of Morocco when the last known Barbary in the wild was shot in the 1920s.
Barbaries, also known as Nubian lions, used to prowl widely in North Africa, which was then forested terrain.
www.bigcatrescue.org /barbary_lion_news.htm   (1086 words)

 Leopard Picture Showing How Strong This African Cats Grip Is
Taking a leopard picture is a major challenge on any safari because they make themselves so scarce and when you get lucky enough to see one of these beautiful, dappled cats it's normally just for a split second as they saunter off into the bushes.
Black leopards were once thought to be a separate subspecies but in actual fact their dark colour is due to a genetic mutation known as melanism.
In contrast the snow, clouded, Amur, Barbary, Java, North China and Sri Lanka leopards are all on the endangered list because their habitat has been severely restricted by man...
www.african-safari-pictures.com /leopard-picture.html   (536 words)

 Black Leopards
The fl Leopards is found more frequently in densely forested areas where being darker is beneficial in remaining unseen as compared to open areas.
Although a strong and competent hunter the leopard is not without threat from other carnivores - because of this the leopard commonly catches its prey high in the boughs of trees away from packs of scavenging hyenas and opportunistic lions.
The Barbary Leopard resembles the familiar leopard of East Africa, but in keeping with its home in the snowy Atlas Mountains, it is stockier, with a thicker coat.
randm2.tripod.com /blackleopard.html   (1078 words)

 Barbary Lion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It is often considered to be the largest of the lion subspecies with males weighing between 400-650 lbs (181 to 295 kg) and females 270-400 lbs (120 to 181 kg), approximately the size of Bengal tigers.
The last known Barbary Lion in the wild was shot in the Atlas Mountains in 1922.
Although the Barbary is officially extinct, WildLink International had identified a handful of lions in captivity around the world that are descended from the original Barbary Lion, like the royal lions in Temara Zoo in Rabat, Morocco.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Barbary_Lion   (999 words)

 leopard t-shirt and apparel from Zazzle.com
The leopard is smaller and less stocky than the jaguar, although it is more heavyset than the cheetah.------------------Besides appearance, the leopard and jaguar have similar behavior patterns.
The leopard is heavier, stockier, has a larger head in proportion to its body, and has rosettes rather than spots.
There are also white panthers.----------------------Prior to the human-induced changes of the last few hundred years, Leopards were the most widely distributed of all felids other than the domestic cat: they were found in historical times through most of Africa (with the exception of the Sahara Desert) and in many parts of southern Asia.
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 Leopard Movies
Most Leopards are orange or fawn with fl spots, but their coats are very variable.
There are 7 subspecies of Leopard (one of them extinct) and several other big cats called leopards which are not the same species, although they are related.
"Leopards are one of the prize sightings on a safari".
www.junglewalk.com /video/leopard-movie.htm   (463 words)

 Barbary Leopard - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Barbary Leopard, Panthera pardus panthera, which inhabits the Atlas Mountains of northwest Africa, closely resembles the familiar East African leopard.
Like other leopards, it is an able hunter, capable of bringing down an antelope twice its weight.
It is an endangered species, however, reports vary as to how many remain in captivity and the wild.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Barbary_Leopard   (211 words)

 CSG Species Accounts: Leopard (Panthera pardus) - North Africa and Southwest Asia
Akin, A. The status of the leopard in Turkey.
Drucker, G.R.F. Status of the Barbary leopard (Panthera pardus panthera).
Ullrich, B. and Riffel, M. New evidence for the occurrence of the Anatolian leopard, Panthera pardus tulliana (Valenciennes, 1856), in western Turkey.
lynx.uio.no /lynx/catsgportal/cat-website/catfolk/nsaprdrf.htm   (505 words)

 Leopard Information
Originally, it was thought that a Leopard was a hybrid between a Lion and a Panther, and the Leopard's common name derives from this belief: leo is the Latin for lion, and pard is an old term meaning panther.
Image of leopard sleeping on a tree in the Masai Mara.
Narrative on Leopard; includes habitat, food, and behavior, etc. Find out why "Leopards continued survival is precarious".
www.junglewalk.com /info/leopard-information.htm   (600 words)

 Sea Kayak - The Chesapeake Affair of 1807
Catching sight of the Chesapeake, one of the British vessels, the HMS Leopard, weighed anchor and followed her.
Seeing that the Leopard's gunports were open and her guns were run out, Barron and his officers made a frantic effort to prepare the Chesapeake for resistance, but they were hindered by the unprepared condition of the vessel's armament.
The Leopard then blazed away at the Chesapeake for fifteen minutes, killing three men and wounding eighteen before Barron struck his colors.
www.seakayak.ws /kayak/kayak.nsf/NavigationList/NT0000675E   (2547 words)

 Page Graphics
The last known Barbary Leopard, which was in captivity in the US, passed away early in 1999.
The mane of the Barbary is thick and lush, and extends down the chest through the front legs, down the back below the shoulder, and the length of the belly through to the groin.
The Barbary lion first became extinct in Tripoli in 1700, then in Tunisia in 1891, Algeria in 1899, and finally, the last Barbary lion in the wild was killed in the Atlas Mountains in Morocco in 1922.
www.barbarylion.com /Barbary2.htm   (560 words)

 The Asiatic or Persian Lion (Panthera leo persica, Meyer 1826) in Palestine and the Arabian and Islamic Region
The Barbary Lion, Atlas lion or Nubian lion Panthera leo leo is a subspecies of lion that has become extinct at least in the wild.
However, stray possible Barbary lion individuals or descendents were located in zoos and circus populations within the last three decades.
It is believed that Barbary lions possess the same belly fold (hidden under that entire mane) that appears in the Asian lions today.
www.geocities.com /jaffacity/Asiatic_Lion.html   (4927 words)

 Aoudad, Barbary sheep
Although this sheep is becoming more and more difficult to find in its native North Africa, introduced populations in Spain and the southern United States are flourishing.
Lervia, from the wild sheep of northern Africa described as "Lerwee" be the Rev. T.
Shaw in his "Travels and Observations" relating to several parts of Barbary and the Levant.
www.ultimateungulate.com /Artiodactyla/Ammotragus_lervia.html   (411 words)

 small dead animals: Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About The Leopard C2 Tank
Lets see, Leopards occasionally roar, like to mark out territory, and are carnivores who are on a steady diet of meat.
With regard to the Leopards, being in a Tank definitely does cut you off from those on the ground, but as was rightly pointed out here those in the Leo's are not going to go to Afghanistan to hold hands and pass out leaflets.
The Hughes corp ground denial round is a false cased sabot round with 2200 flechette barbs that is meant to deny enemy infantry ground in the event of an infantry attack on the tank.
www.smalldeadanimals.com /archives/004605.html   (3021 words)

 Paradise walkthrough
Her leopard attacked a Gazeline which was ridden by a boy.
She is told to find her leopard by morning or the Molgrave will find and kill it.
The leopard sees it and jumps for it knocking the box down with dynamite in it.
www.gameboomers.com /wtcheats/pcPp/paradisebyKay.htm   (6060 words)

 Spotted Leopard from How to Get a Head Without Hunting
The name leopard indicates that the ancients thought that this spotted cat was a cross between a lion and a fl panther, which was then called a “pard”.
The leopard is the most widespread member of the cat family.
Leopards often carry even large prey high up into trees, to feed without being bothered by other predators.
www.animalhead.com /spottedleopard.html   (221 words)

 The Leopard vs. the Chesapeake   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-14)
The British frigate Leopard impressed or seized four "deserters" from the American ship Chesapeake in 1807.
The Leopard intercepted the American ship near the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay.
The incident preceded the War of 1812, but was a factor in creating American hostility that led first to an embargo and then to war.
www.virginiaplaces.org /military/leopardchesapeake.html   (153 words)

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