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Panthera pardus kotiya
Tawny rusty yellow coat with closed rosettes . Smaller than the India leopard, sub adult .Endemic Subspecies, endangered due to poaching. This particular leopard was so calm and walked right beside our vehicle. This is the first time Im seeing a leopard.
Found on Wilpaththu national park. They are known to be solitary hunters .