• It occurs in a wide range in sub-Saharan Africa, in small parts of Western and Central Asia, a small part of European Russia, and on the Indian subcontinent to Southeast and East Asia.
  • Natural habitat: Forest, Savanna, Shrubland, Grassland, Rocky areas (e.g., inland cliffs, mountain peaks), Desert.
  • It is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.
  • Contemporary records suggest that the leopard occurs in only 25% of its historical global range.
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Indian Leopard

  • Indian leopard is a leopard subspecies widely distributed on the Indian subcontinent.
  • The species Panthera pardus is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List
  • Leopards have survived outside protected areas in many parts of India since historical times.
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They prefer to hunt in the dayThey usually hunt in nights
Cheetahs are the fastest land animals. They can reach speeds of up to 120 km/h (75 mph) and can accelerate from 0 to 103 km/h (64 mph) in three seconds.Leopards, on the other hand, only reach a top speed of about 58 km/h (37 mph) but they are super climbers (as they have retractable claws) and good swimmers.
Cheetah is much lighter and tallerLeopards are the shortest of the big cats, although they are strong and bulky – strong enough to pull their prey up trees in order to protect their meal.
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