FACTS ABOUT LEOPARD AND LION

The Leopard:

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Leopards are spotted or black.

Black Leopards have spots as well, but they are reddish spots on a black background.

The spots go all the way to the skin.

Black and spotted cubs may be found in the same litter.

There is no such species a “panther”. This is simply the black version of the leopard or the jaguar.

Leopards are nocturnal, hunting at night.

They are agile climbers an leapers.

Leopard-Facts

The Lion:

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The Lion is the only cat with a tufted tail.

They are the only cat whose males have a mane.

Male lions weigh 385 to about 450 pounds.

Lionesses weigh 150 to about 300 pounds.

Lions are the second largest feline in the world, the largest being the Siberian Tiger.

The Lion is the only truly social cat, living in groups called prides.

A Lion’s roar can be heard for 5 to 6 miles.

LION ATTACKS

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