The Persian leopard, or Iranian leopard, is one of the subspecies of leopards that's native to western Asia. The Persian leopard is classified as Endangered on the IUCN Red List through out its distribution area in the Middle East. The Persian leopard is said to be the largest of all the subspecies of leopards in the world. It thrives in Iran, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, and northwestern Afghanistan. Habitat varies from mountain steppe to grasslands, or anywhere having a reasonable amount of cover and a supply of prey.
Born: July 5 2017 Arrived at EFBC: September 2011 from Aalborg Zoo, Denmark
Fun Fact:Is currently the only Persian leopard in the United States