Spot the leopard

If you see a spotted cat in the wild, how do you know it is a leopard and not a cheetah? For all those who want to know, the leopard has more muscle and is larger than the cheetah.

Built to carry prey into big trees, the leopard has a strong, muscular neck with a large head. They hide their prey from other predators like lions in the branches of trees.

Leopards have rosettes on a tawny coat, which becomes paler under the body.

Would you like to learn more about the differences between the African leopard, cheetah, jaguar and snow leopard? Then, why don’t you get a copy of the March 2019 issue of Animaltalk? All is revealed in there.