Panthera pardus tulliana
subalpine meadows, mountain steppes, juniper forests
southern Turkmenistan, western Afghanistan and northern Iraq
brush, vegetation, caves
Wild: 10-15 yrs // Captivity: 20 yrs
Body: 3-6' // Tail: 23-43"
- The main diet of Persian leopards is dependent on their habitat and location. Some populations mainly prey on ungulates.
- They inhabit a wide range of habitats, but mainly avoid areas with long-duration snow cover.
- Persian leopards are typically nocturnal but have been known to adjust to hunting during the day in areas where larger predators co-exist with them.
- Females give birth to 1 to 4 cubs.
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Suborder: Feliformia Family: Felidae Subfamily: Pantherinae Genus: Panthera Species: P. pardus Subspecies: P. p. tulliana
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