Amur Leopard

Scientific Name: Panthera pardus orientalis

Common Name(s): Far Eastern Leopard

Status: Critically Endangered

Estimated Population: 27-32 (in the wild)
300 (in captivity)

Population Trend: Decreasing

Threats:                         Poaching, of prey species, trophy, hide, for Traditional Chinese Medicine;                                      habitat degradation and destruction; inbreeding; farmers, from livestock                                      losses, retaliatory attacks, false persecution; human enroachment.

Range:                           The Amur leopard shares what's left of its habitat along with roughly ten                                      Siberian Tigers in the Russian Far East and Northeast China.

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