The leopard

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The leopard or rose tiger is a species of beast belonging to the genus Felidigotra. This wonderful creature can be seen all over the vast areas of sub-Saharan Africa. Habitat destruction, lack of prey and poaching have led to an alarming decline in the species worldwide. That's why the IUCN, a wildlife conservation agency, has declared the leopard almost endangered. Leopards are endangered in Hong Kong, Singapore, Kuwait, Syria, Libya and TunisiaThe leopard is the smallest of the four large cats of the Panthera genus; The other three are tiger, lion and jaguarLarge and strong, this cat is slender, has a long tail and is short in stature. The length of the body including the head is 180 cm and the tail is up to 100 cm. The body of the male leopard is larger than that of the female leopard. Male leopards weighed 18 to 56 kg and female leopards weighed 31 to 65 kg. The leopard's ears are round. The back of the ear is black with white spots. The skull is relatively small, convex. The back is short, soft. Its hair is smooth, short. Colors range from gold to pink or orange-copper. The back is a bit darker than the body. It looks like a sack that encloses with a drawstring. Body and feet are white. Although the leopard's complexion is dark, most areas are brown.

The scientific name of the leopard is Panthera pardus (Linnaeus, 1758) and the scientific name of the cheetah is Acinonyx jubatus (Schreber, 1775). The only significant difference between the two animals, with the exception of the species, is that the cheetah has a black spot on it, and the leopard has a black spot on it. In addition, the leopard is slender and elongated and the leopard is relatively fat like the tiger.

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