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Amur Leopard

Amur Leopard

Scientific name: Panthera pardus orientalis

Of all the leopards, the Amur leopard is the most critically endangered.
The situation is criticalas and only few as 45 adults remaining in the wild, in Primorye region of southeastern Russia and the Jilin Province of northeast China.

The Amur leopard is also known as the Far Eastern leopard.

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A Rare Sighting Of The Amur Leopard - Planet Earth - BBC Earth

We are treated to intimate footage of the rarest Cat on Earth, the Amur Leopard. Winter is a difficult time for this hunter - there are no leaves for cover and no young prey animals. It comes as little surprise that there are only 40 of these magnificent Cats left in the wild and the numbers are sadly falling.

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