The Critically Endangered: Amur Leopard

Other Names: Far East Leopard, Siberian Leopard

Population: Only 25 to 34 known individuals remain. Out of these cats, only 6 are female. Typically, at least 100 individuals of a species are needed to avoid extinction.

Size: 55 to 130 pounds

Habitat: Currently known individuals reside in the mountains of southern Russia.

Diet: Carnivore. The diet typically consists of sika deer, roe, badgers, hares and small rodents.

Threats: Habitat destruction and the fur trade

Interesting Fact: The Amur Leopard has longer fur than other leopards, measuring about 2.5 cm in the winter to adapt for living in a cold climate.