Some interesting and important facts about leopards include that there are nine subspecies of leopards, and it is recognized as one of the four big cats along with tigers, lions and jaguars. Leopards are nocturnal and so... More »

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The habitat of a leopard is found in semi-deserts, savannas, grasslands and rainforests. Leopards live in Sub-Saharan Africa, parts of the Middle East and southern and central Asia, particularly in India and China. More »

The nine subspecies of leopards are native to different regions of Africa, Asia, the Middle East and India. Their geographical range includes countries in Africa, such as Gabon and Kenya. Leopards can also live in region... More »

Many big cats such as lions, tigers, leopards and jaguars cannot purr because of a strip of cartilage that runs from the hyoid bones to the skull. The only big cat that purrs but cannot roar is the cheetah, which biologi... More »

Although many of the big cats, including cheetahs, leopards and lions, have a tendency to avoid the water because they do most of their hunting on land, tigers are prolific swimmers and often use the water to patrol thei... More »

Leopards, pumas, jaguars, lions and tigers are all bigger than cheetahs, with tigersbeing the biggest cats overall. At around 2.5 to 3 feet tall, cheetahs have visibly smaller heads and bodies than the other big cats.The... More »

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The Siberian tiger, also known as the Amur tiger, is the largest subspecies of tiger. Siberian tigers are found primarily in the birch forests of Siberia, eastern Russia, China and North Korea. Siberian tigers are consid... More »