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Sri Lankan Leopard

Sri Lankan Leopard

Scientific name: Panthera pardus kotiya

The Sri Lankan leopard (Panthera pardus kotiya) is a leopard subspecies native to Sri Lanka. Classified as Endangered by IUCN, the population is believed to be declining due to numerous threats including poaching for trade and human-leopard conflicts. No subpopulation is larger than 250 individuals.

As of December 2011, there are 75 captive Sri Lankan leopards in zoos worldwide.

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Wild Sri Lankan Leopard in National park Yala / Srilanský Leopard - Národní park Yala - SRÍ LANKA

Poštěstilo se nám zachytit několik záběru Srilanského leoparda v národním parku Yala. Ten je ve světě ohroženým druhem.
Národní park Yala se nachází nedaleko vesničky Tissamaharama na Sri Lance.

ENG: Sri Lankan leopard in Yala NP
Fortunately we capture a few shots of the Sri Lankan leopard in Yala National Park. It is the world's endangered species.
Yala National Park is located near the village called Tissamaharama in Sri Lanka.

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