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Tree-hug Unique technique to getting down... Indian leopard,Panthera pardus fusca Click/tap to enlarge

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The Indian leopard is a leopard subspecies widely distributed on the Indian subcontinent and classified as ''Near Threatened'' by IUCN since 2008. The species ''Panthera pardus'' may soon qualify for the ''Vulnerable'' status due to habitat loss and fragmentation, heavy poaching for the illegal trade of skins and body parts in Asia, and persecution due to conflict situations. They are becoming increasingly rare outside protected areas. The trend of the population is decreasing.

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Uploaded Jun 9, 2015. Captured Jun 3, 2015 08:39.
  • Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
  • f/6.3
  • 1/200s
  • ISO1600
  • 840mm