Introducing our Mammal of the Week –The ...Leopard
The leopard’s reddish-yellow coat, covered with black spots also called as rosettes, helping it blend well with the woodland, scrub and rocky outcrops where it thrives.
They hurt mainly consists of monkeys, small deer, peacocks and rodents. Their adaptability and diverse diet has helped them flourish outside protected areas, sometimes in semi urban patches. Leopards are skilled climbers, and rest in the branches of trees.
Did you know, Despite a changing world, the leopard has been able to maintain a surprisingly large population, especially comparison to other big cats. It's roughly estimated that there are half a million leopards that is ten times more than a Lion, Tigers and Cheetahs combined.
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We at The Bamboo Forest Safari Lodge, have loved sharing this story with you, and shall bring you regularly as part of our Responsible Tourism Initiatives to raise awareness about the nature and culture of the environments we operate in.
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