Persian leopard (Panthera pardus saxicolor)

Persian leopard belongs to the family of cats and is one of the largest of the subspecies. In the wild, they live in mountainous/rocky terrain sprained in small populations in the Caucasus, Armenia, Pakistan and Afghanistan, the majority in Iran.

They can weigh up to 90 kg. Persian leopard is carnivores and their food consists of mammals and birds. They become sexually impaired at 2.5 years of age. Cats only have ovulation during mating. After about 95 days, 1-3 cubs are born. The cubs stay with the mother until it is up to 17 months old.

In the wild, Persian leopard lives up to 12 years, the oldest being 17 years old.