Category: Amur Leopard

  • 30min video about Amur Leopard

    A beautiful Russian documentairy video (translated into English) about the Amur Leopard, certainly the leopard species most clearly endagered by the very small number of animals left in the wild (in 1972, it was evaluated that their number was below 40 animals). YouTube link more recently, thanks to scientific studies organized by ALTA – Amur…

  • Amur leopards shot in a trap

    Amur leopards shot in a trap

    Fortunately, I am referring to a photo-video trap, not hunters’ traps. The critically endangered Amur leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis) has been well observed by the WWF-financed counting operation in Kedrovaya Pad Nature Reserve and Leopardoviy Federal Wildlife Refuge (Russia). This is very good news since the species is believed to count only about 50 animals…

  • Catching Amur leopards

    Catching Amur leopards

    Only 25-35 of these cats remain in the Russian Far East. A team from the Wildlife Conservation Society capture a female Amur leopard to help with conservation efforts. From Harrington Photography.

  • Amur leopard cubs

    Amur leopard cubs

    Nick Jewell has shot new images of the young cubs of Marley Farm – Wildlife Heritage Foundation. These Amur leopards are growing fast and start to show their teeth.

  • ALTA Amur Leopard Conservation

    The Amur Leopard (from the name of the river flowing at the border between Russia and China, or Far Eastern leopard, Panthera pardus orientalis) is quite certainly the rarest and most endangered big cat in the world because of a wild population of only 30 to 35 individuals [1]. ALTA (the Amur Leopard and Tiger…

  • Rarest big cat caught for a check-up

    Rarest big cat caught for a check-up

    When you are the rarest wild big cat, you deserve some unusual attention. This is what explains the special treatment of the Amur Leopard or Far Eastern Leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis). It is widely considered as the single most endangered species of big cats with less than 50 individuals living in the wild (and only…