Leopard

Leopard

Wild leopards average 10-12 years, the oldest being 17 years, but captive leopards average 21-23 years, the oldest having lived 27 years.

Wild leopards may live to be 10 to 12 years old, with the oldest known individual being 17 years old.

In captivity, leopards can live to be 21 to 23 years old, with the oldest known individual being 27 years old.

Survival rates for cubs range from 41% to 50%.


Image | © Tambako The Jaguar, Some Rights Reserved (CC BY-ND 2.0)
Sources | (Guggisberg, 1975; Hunter and Hinde, 2005)

 

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