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Panthera pardus orientalis
The Amur Leopard is considered one of the rarest big cats in the world; it is estimated less than 35 remain in the wild.
Weight: males, 110 to 120 pounds, females, 65 to 75 pounds; Body length: 5 feet
Carnivores, primarily feeding on small deer (sika and roe) that inhabit the region
Range in the Wild:
Far East Russia
Listed as Critically Endangered; less than 35 remain in the wild. Major threats include poaching and habitat loss.
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