leopardOrder Carnivora

Family Felidae

Scientific Name

Panthera pardus kotiya

Other Names

Kotiya

Thumbnail Description

They are likely to hunt at night, but are also active during dawn and dusk

Size and Weight

Head-to-body-length 3 ft 5 in (1.04 m); tail 2 ft 6.5 in (77.5 cm)

Weight (male) 124 lb (56 kg

Physical Features

It has tawny or rusty yellow coat with dark spots and close-set rosettes,

Habitat

Dry evergreen monsoon forest, arid scrub jungle, low and upper highland forest, rainforest, and wet zone intermediate forests

Distribution

Sri Lanka

Diet

Birds, reptiles, axis or spotted deer, barking deer, wild boar and monkeys

Reproduction

2

Population

250

Baby Name

Cubs

Lifespan

Unknown

Speed

Unknown

Nature

Solitary

Conservation Status

Endangered