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Sunda Clouded Leopard

Sunda Clouded Leopard
Photographer: Spencer Wright


Sunda Clouded Leopard Range Map (S E Asia)
Sunda Clouded Leopard Range Map (S E Asia)
Green: Sumatran Clouded Leopard.
Red: Bornean Clouded Leopard


Sunda Clouded Leopard

Latin Name Neofelis diardi
Conservation Status Vulnerable
Location S E Asia
Colour Tawny or Grey with Black Markings
Length -
Tail -
Weight Approx. 25 kgs (55 lbs)
Life Expectancy

-

Main Characteristics

Sunda Clouded Leopards are the largest predator in Borneo and they weigh approximately 25 kgs (55 lbs). They are tawny or grey in colour with black, cloud-like markings. They are stockily built and are excellent climbers.

Habitat

Sunda Clouded Leopards can be found in the tropical and subtropical forests of Borneo and Sumatra.

Subspecies

There are two subspecies of Sunda Clouded Leopard:

Bornean Clouded Leopard
Neofelis diardi borneensis

Sumatran Clouded Leopard
Neofelis diardi diardi

Interesting Facts

Little is known about the Sunda Clouded Leopard and it is assumed that its habits are very similar to those of the clouded leopard.

Previously, this species was known as the Bornean Clouded Leopard.

The Sunda Clouded Leopard is also known as:
Sundaland Clouded Leopard
Sunda Islands Clouded Leopard
Enkuli Clouded Leopard

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