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This is a leopard subspecies native to Sri Lanka. Their survival is threatened due to habitat loss, fragmentation, poaching, human conflict and over crowding of reservations.
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The Sri Lankan leopard (Panthera pardus kotiya) is a leopard subspecies native to Sri Lanka that was first described in 1956 by the Sri Lankan zoologist Deraniyagala. In 2008, the Sri Lankan leopard was listed as Endangered on the IUCN Red List. The wild population is roughly estimated at 700–950 individuals as of 2015. Source: Wiki