Description of the Leopard

(Panthera pardus)

Total length 1.5m – 2.1m / shoulder height 65 – 80cm / tail 65 – 110cm / mass 70 – 90kg male, 40 – 60kg female.

The body color varies from almost white to yellow – brown with black spots on the legs, flanks, hindquarters and the head. The rest of the body is covered with black spots consisting of rosettes or broken circles of irregular black spots. Ears are rounded and white-tipped.