Toggle navigation. Leopard cat Facts Leopard cat is a type of mammal that belongs to the family of cats. There are more than 10 subspecies of leopard cats that can be found in southern and eastern Asia. Leopard cat inhabits deciduous and coniferous forests, tropical rainforests, scrublands and semi-desert areas. It can survive on the altitude of
On average, the Asian Leopard cat is as large as a domestic cat, but there are considerable regional differences. In Indonesia, the average body size is 18 inches and the tail is another 8 inches; whereas, in the Amur region it reaches a body size of 24 inches with a 16 inch tail. Its shoulder height is 16 inches and it weighs lbs, similar to a domestic cat. The fur is also quite variable; it is yellow in the southern populations, and silvery-grey in the northern regions. The chest and the lower part of the head are white.
Asian Leopard Cat, about the size of a domestic cat. There are 12 subspecies.
The Amur leopard Panthera pardus orientalis is a leopard subspecies native to the Primorye region of southeastern Russia and northern China. In , only 19—26 wild leopards were estimated to survive in southeastern Russia and northeastern China. As of [update] , fewer than 60 individuals were estimated to survive in Russia and China.
The leopard cat Prionailurus bengalensis is a small wild cat of South and East Asia. Since it has been listed as least concern by IUCN. It is widely distributed, but habitat loss and hunting occurs in places. There are twelve leopard cat subspecies , which differ widely in appearance. The small cat is not closely related to the leopard.