Saturday, March 29, 2014

Mysore Zoo - Leopard

Mysore Zoo is the most popular zoo at Mysore in India. There are various wild animals and birds at the zoo. One among them is Leopard.



Leopards are solitary and interactions between individuals appear to be infrequent. They are strong swimmers and are one of the few cats that like water. 



When it's time for a rest, they like to climb trees and sprawl out on the branches. They bare the largest cats to climb trees regularly.



When compared to other "big cats" they have relatively short legs and a long body with a large skull. It is similar in appearance to the jaguar, but is smaller and more slightly built. Its fur is marked with rosettes that are smaller and more densely packed when compared to that of Jaguar, and they do not usually have central spots as the jaguars do. 

19 comments:

Carole M. said...

handsome animals

Deb @ Frugal Little Bungalow said...

They are beautiful and majestic :)

TexWisGirl said...

they are beautiful.

Lowell said...

We have two cats but they are not as big or as fierce as these. Beautiful animals!

bailey-road.com said...

Gorgeous animals.

Janet Shaw said...

Thank you for the photos & informaiton. :)

Gunilla Bäck said...

Gorgeous critters!

SquirrelQueen said...

Magnificent creatures.
My cats would like to think they are as fierce as their jungle cousins.

HOOTIN ANNI said...

I'm speechless...such a beautiful, BEAUTIFUL critter!!!!!!!

Carver said...

They are beautiful animals.

Phil Slade said...

Fabulous animals to see in the wild I guess.

Margaret Adamson said...

Beautiful animals but it is a pity they are in a zoo and not free as nature intended.

Tea norman said...

They are very pretty.

Jen said...

I hope they have plenty of room to leap and climb. Nice pictures of a beautiful animal.

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

Handsome animals -- and in the last picture they seem to be getting along quite well together.

Jeevan said...

Great captures on them! I always thought jaguar and leopards are same, but called in different name.

Rosadimaggio63 said...

Le foto sono magnifiche... che peccato però doverli vedere in gabbia !!!
Buona domenica :) Myriam

Meoww said...

Carnivorous are so cool!

Kokila Gupta said...

agressive !