Amur Leopard

By : Austin Moss

What is the name of your species?/What is their scientific name?

Amur Leopard/Panthera Pardus Orientalis

What is their current population?/Where are they usually found?

65-69 Amur Leopards left and are found in Amur-heilong

What is its endangerment status?/Why is your species endangered?

This animal is critically endangered. Its endangered because of the poaching and the fur trade.

What is being done to help your species?

Increasing areas of protected land in both Russia and China, reducing illegal and unsustainable logging practices, facilitating trade between companies committed to responsible forestry practices.

What does your species eat?

roe deer, red deer, musk deer, sika deer, wild boar, hares, badgers

facts

1. Weight: Males generally weigh 32-48 kg, but can weigh up to 75 kg. Females are smaller than the males at 25-43 kg.

2. In the wild, leopards live for 10-15 years and they may reach 20 years in captivity.