Recent observation for leopard Panthera pardus in Egypt

  title={Recent observation for leopard Panthera pardus in Egypt},
  author={Alaa Eldin Soultan and Omar Attum and Ayman Hamada and El-Bialy E. Hatab and Salha Ibnouf Elmahdi Ahmed and A. Z. Eisa and Ismail Al Sharif and Abdullah Nagy and Wael Shohdi},
  pages={115 - 117}
Abstract An adult male leopard Panthera pardus was killed in Elba Protected Area in south-east Egypt. This record represents the first confirmed observation in Egypt during the past 65 years, and the first confirmed record in this region. We visited the surrounding areas where the leopard was killed and in areas where tracks were observed by local people to follow the animal’s movement and describe the habitat. The external measurements and the morphology are also described and a tissue sample… 

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