Latest North China leopard Stories
For the first time ever, two dens with mother snow leopards and their cubs have been located, allowing an extraordinary look into the lives of these mysterious cats.
For the first time ever, researchers working with the Snow Leopard Trust and Panthera have been able to locate and video cubs within a den site belonging to the rare and endangered snow leopard.
For the first time, the den sites of two female snow leopards and their cubs have been located in Mongolia's Tost Mountains, with the first known videos taken of a mother and cubs
The North China leopard (Panthera pardus japonensis) is a subspecies of the leopard that can be found in northern areas of China. Its range is extremely fragmented. The average weight of this species varies between males and females, with males reaching a weight of 110 pounds and females reaching a weight of 71 pounds. It is similar in size to the Indochinese leopard, but differs slightly in color, growing shorter and darker fur. As is typical to leopard species, the North China leopard...
The clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa, Neofelis diardi) is a medium-sized cat. It is 2ft to 3ft 6 in (60 to 110 cm) long and weighs between 25 to 44 lb (11 and 20 kg). It has a tan or tawny coat. It is distinctively marked with large, irregularly shaped, dark-edged ellipses. These ellipses are shaped like clouds, hence both its common and original scientific name. Because of its distinct skull structure, it is considered sufficiently different to be the only member of its genus. The...
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