Leopard

Leopard

Leopards are solitary, nocturnal carnivores and are even less diurnal in areas close to humans.

Leopards are solitary, nocturnal carnivores.

Although they sometimes hunt during overcast days, they are less diurnal in areas close to humans in comparison to uninhabited areas.

To avoid attacks from potential predators, leopards tend to hunt at different times of the day.


Image | © Laura Wolf, Some Rights Reserved (CC BY 2.0)
Sources | (African Wildlife Foundation, 2009; Hunt, 2011; Macaskill, 2009; Patton & Rabinowitz, 1994)

 

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