The most secretive and elusive of the large carnivores, the leopard is also the shrewdest. Pound for pound, it is the strongest climber of the large cats and capable of killing prey larger than itself.
Size: About 28 inches at the shoulder, Up to 140 pounds
Lifespan: 21 years in captivity
Habitat: Bush and riverine forest
Diet: Carnivorous
Gestation: Approximately 2 1/2 months
Predators: Humans