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African Leopard Facts 

Order Carnivora

Family Felidae

Scientific Name

Panthera pardus pardus

Thumbnail Description

Leopards are mostly most active between sunset and sunrise

Size and Weight

WEIGHT: (males) 60 kg (130 lb) (females) 35 to 40 kg (77 to 88 lb)

Physical Features

Coat color varies from pale yellow to deep gold or tawny, and sometimes black

Habitat

Rainforest,  savannas, grasslands, mountainous forests, arid-desert habitat; altitude 5,700 m (18,700 ft)

Distribution

Sub-Saharan Africa

Diet

Dung beetles, hyraxes, hares, Thomson’s gazelle, genets, reedbuck, jackal, zebras, mongooses, impala, guineafowl, dik-dik, duiker, steenbok, wildebeest, warthog, kongonis, giraffe, pangolins, porcupines

Reproduction

Unknown

Population

Unknown

Baby Name

Cubs

Lifespan

Unknown

Speed

Unknown

Nature

Solitary

Conservation Status

Data Deficient