Problem

Threatened species of Panthera pardus


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Other Names:
Endangered species of leopard
Nature:
The leopard is still illegally hunted for its beautiful skin, although its wide range and adaptability has kept the world number of leopards over an estimated 100,000, but their numbers are going down.With the North African and Sri Lankan leopards especially endangered. The population decline can be attributed to their attacks upon domestic livestock and also to the value placed on their skins. Moreover, in Africa, the leopard is one of the "Big Five" most-sought- after prey of the Western sport hunter, the other four being the lion, buffalo, elephant and rhinoceros.
Incidence:
P.p.japonensis islisted as Endangered, one step below Critically Endangered. Approximately 2500 remain in the wild in highly fragmented ranges. Only about 100 exist in captivity.
Broader Problems:
Threatened species of Panthera
Problem Type:
G: Very specific problems
Related UN Sustainable Development Goals:
GOAL 15: Life on Land
Date of last update
31.12.2017 – 22:36 CET