Amur Leopard Panthera pardus orientalis
The few that exist in the wild are found in remote parts of the China/Russia border called the Amur River Valley, the mountains of Northeast China, and the Ussuri River Valley across the China-North Korea border and the Korean Peninsula.
Diet in the wild
Prey on small animals such as roe, musk and sika deer, hare, and badgers
Diet at the Zoo
- There are fewer than 35 Amur leopards in the wild.
- Can leap more than 20 feet horizontally and 10 feet vertically.
- Can run up to 37 miles per hour.
- Nocturnal, meaning they sleep during the day and hunt for food at night.
- Store food in trees to keep it away from scavengers.