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Bornean Clouded Leopard

Bornean Clouded Leopard

Scientific name: Neofelis diardi

The Sunda clouded leopard, also known as the Sundaland clouded leopard, is a medium-sized wild cat found in Borneo and Sumatra. In 2006, it was classified as a separate species being the largest cat in Borneo.

The Indonesian common name for the clouded leopard rimau-dahan means “tree tiger” or “branch tiger”.

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Borneo Clouded Leopard

The clouded leopard is more at home in the trees than on the ground and can move nimbly through the dense forests of southeast Asia and the eastern Himalayas. The exact numbers of this secretive cat are not known but they are believed to be in decline due to habitat loss and poaching.