Kingdom Animilia-Multicellular Organism that have the ability to move in one point in their life.
Phylum Coradata-Has a bone or cartilaginous exoskeleton.
Sub-phylum Vertabrates-Has a backbone.
Class Mamimilia-Animals that have hair and highly differentiated teeth
Order Cornivera-Animals that eat meat and have (3/3) incisors for eating meat.
Family Felidae-This Family includes cats, Some characteristic are sharp teeth and weigh 2 kg-300 kg.
Genus Panthera-This is only for Leopards
Species Panthera Pardus
Length-1.6 to 2.3 m
Color-body is covered with black rosettes . They have spots that are black on their feet and chest and tail. Cubs have a smoky gray coat.
Natural Range-Leopards Live in Africa Arabia Central Asia Sir Lanka Indian sub-continent southeast Asia into southern China northern China far east Russia Korean peninsula and in north-eastern China
Diet-Leopards eat antelopes, deer, monkeys, warthogs, bush pigs, rodents, porcupines, birds, and invertibraids.
Habitat Description-Its a Tropical Terrestrial Land.They mark their territory by scratching and marking boundary.
Predators-Lions, tigers, spotted hyenas, and African wild dogs attack cubs and can kill adult leopards,But humans are the biggest predators because we attack them for their skins.
Leopard stalk their pray and then pounce the pray for the kill.
Leopard have strong legs for jumping and running.
Leopard Fur camouflages the leopard.
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