interesting facts about Leopard


interesting facts about Leopard:

interesting facts about Leopard

facts about Leopard

  • Some people believe that the bones and whiskers of leopards can heal sick people . Many leopards are killed each year for their fur and body parts and this is one reason why the Leopard is an "endangered animal". While they were previously found in the wild in a number of areas around the world

  • When a female Leopard is ready to mate she will give a scent and rub her body on the trees to leave her small the females scent to hear her call to know that she is ready to mate

  • Adult Leopards are solitary animals . Each adult leopard has its own territory where it lives and although they often share parts of it

  • A Leopard's body is built for hunting . They have sleek powerful bodies and can run at speeds of up to 57 kilometers per hour . They are also excellent swimmers and climbers . They can cam leap and jump long distance

  • A Leopard's tail is just about as long as its entire body . This helps it with balance and enables it to make sharp turns quickly

  • Leopards are mostly nocturnal hunting prey at night

  • Leopard protect their food from other animals by dragging it high up into the trees . A leopard will often leave their prey up in the tree for days and return only where they are hungry

  • Leopards are part of the cat family, Felidae. The scientific name for a leopards is Panthera pardus

  • Leopards are well known for their cream and gold spotted fur, but some leopards have black fur with dark spots. These black leopards are often mistaken for panthers

  • Part of the cat family leopard's bodies are built for hunting . They are solitary animals hunting at night and often drag their food up trees for safe keeping

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