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The Sri Lankan Leopard is a leopard subspecies native to Sri Lanka. Classified as ''Endangered'' by IUCN, the population is believed to be declining due to numerous threats including poaching for trade and human-leopard conflicts.

This subspecies is colloquially known as Kotiya in Sinhala and Siruththai in Tamil .

Similar species: Carnivorans
Species identified by Chamith Siriwardena
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By Chamith Siriwardena

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Uploaded Feb 6, 2015. Captured Feb 1, 2015 08:35 in Kukulkatuwa Road, Sri Lanka.
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • f/8.0
  • 1/1000s
  • ISO2000
  • 600mm