Status Endangered

Population Trend

Decreasing


Type

Mammal


Size

Head and body, 4.25 to 6.25 ft; tail, 3.5 to 4.5 ft


Weight

66 to 176 lbs


Number of Individuals Remaining

800-1,000 (as of 2008)


Threats

Habitat fragmentation
Reduced prey base
Conflict with livestock and game farming
Trophy hunting




Where Joel Photographed the Persian Leopard
Budapest Zoo
Budapest, Hungary





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