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Drayton Manor Panther cage

Drayton Manor Panther cage
Paradoxurus, 12 Mar 2008
    • Cat-Man
      what type????
    • Paradoxurus
      Panther is the alternative name for Black Leopard. As far as I know these are subspecific black leopards but the colour phase is more common in the South East Asian races.
    • Cat-Man
      I know that

      it may be a sri lanka, sumartran, javan or indochinese
    • Paradoxurus
      Then why be so vague in your question: "what type"? By "type" do you mean "race" or "subspecies"? If so then I will repeat my answer: they are subspecific hybrids. The term "panther" is rather a colloquialism. In Britain we apply this term to the black leopard but it is used by other peoples for many different species around the world. I am no mind reader so tried to cover all my bases in my last reply. Sorry if it came accross as patronising.
    • Arizona Docent
      Maybe Cat-Man meant what type as in jaguar or leopard? If so, you obviously answered the question it is a leopard.
    • Cat-Man
      i mean what sub species
    • foz
      i imagine a mixed subspecies but i may be wrong :)
    • mark77
      possibly subspecific hybrids!
    • Mike11
      These are the general African Leopards.
      The Enclosure is looking alot better now with so much vegitation and alot more climbing oppurtunities. You can barely see the Rock at the back!
      I would rate it as one of the best African Leopard Enclosures I have seen.
    • Cat-Man
      Sorry my question was a vague, and you definatly did not come across as patronising, I didn't mean to offened you in anyway:)
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