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North China Leopard or Amur Leopard?

Discussion in 'General Zoo Discussion' started by Deer Forest, 12 Jan 2015.

  1. Deer Forest

    Deer Forest Well-Known Member

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    Looks a bit more like Amur Leopard to me. It would help if you knew where this photo was taken.
     
  3. TheMightyOrca

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    Yeah, the fluffiness makes me suspect Amur as well, but I know other people on this forum know more about cats than I do.
     
  4. Deer Forest

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    It was taken in Beijing Zoo, date not sure, but surely several years ago, at the former felid house.
     
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    Another photo, July 2013, new felid house.
     
  6. Teddy Dalton

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    It is entirely possible, given the history of the Amur leopard in captivity, that it is an intergrade between the 2 subspecies.
     
  7. savethelephant

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    i believe its an amur
     
  8. savethelephant

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    and also based on the website i think it might be amur