Panthera pardus (Carnivora: Felidae)

  title={Panthera pardus (Carnivora: Felidae)},
  author={A. B. Stein and V. Hayssen},
  journal={Mammalian Species},
  pages={30 - 48}
  • A. B. Stein, V. Hayssen
  • Published 2013
  • Geography
  • Mammalian Species
  • Abstract: Panthera pardus (leopard; Linnaeus, 1758) is the smallest of the 4 large felids in the genus Panthera. A solitary and adaptable species, P. pardus is the widest ranging of all wild felids, inhabiting rain forests, mountains, semiarid environments, and suburban areas throughout sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia to the Russian Far East. Despite this distribution, P. pardus is listed as “Near Threatened” by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural… CONTINUE READING
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