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Leopard (Panthera pardus) sleeping in a tree. The leopard, the smallest of the big cats, is a predatory carnivore. It eats a wide variety of prey including insects, fish, primates and ungulates. It often drags its kill up into the branches before feeding. The leopard, a solitary animal, is found in wooded savannah and forests throughout sub-Saharan Africa and Asia. Photographed in the Masai Mara Game Reserve, Kenya, Africa.
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