Animals of the world, Leopard

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  • They live in sub-Saharan Africa, northeast Africa, Central Asia, India, and China
  • These large cats can live in almost any type of habitat, including rainforests, deserts, woodlands, grassland savannas, forests, mountain habitats, coastal scrub, shrub lands, and swampy areas
  • The average size is 50 to 90 kg (110 to 200 pounds) in weight, and 60 to 70 cm in shoulder height.
  • Leopards have a light tan base coloured coat with a black rosette pattern and a lighter coloured underside
  • Leopards usually rest during the heat of the day in bushes, rocks, caves, or even up in a tree, depending upon their habitat
  • Leopards are carnivores and eat any meat item they can find: monkeys, baboons, rodents, snakes, amphibians, large birds, fish, antelope, cheetah cubs, warthogs, and porcupines.
  • They have amazingly strong necks and shoulders, and are able to carry prey often heavier than themselves, high up into the branches of trees
  • It can run at speeds of up to 58 kilometres per hour (36 mph)
  • They produce a number of vocalisations, including growls, snarls, meows and purrs
  • The average typical life span of a leopard is between 12 and 17 years.

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