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Rare Amur Leopards Make Their Debut


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, wildlife, amur leopards, zoos, breeding, rare )

Cher
- 979 days ago - 3news.co.nz
One of the world's most endangered cats has leapt onto the scene for the first time in the San Diego Zoo's history. Three 11-month-old Amur leopards have not stopped jumping, running and playing, except for naps, since they made their debut in recent



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Bianca D. (86)
Sunday April 15, 2012, 5:40 pm
Great news!
Tx Cher!
 

Shelly Peterson (213)
Sunday April 15, 2012, 6:45 pm
PRAISE BE!!.. We must not let them go extinct!...I am doing a tap-dance!!!!
 

Erin R. (173)
Sunday April 15, 2012, 8:43 pm
Thanks, Cher! :-)
 

Jerry B. (120)
Sunday April 15, 2012, 9:40 pm
What beautiful cats..thanks Cher!
 

Carol H. (229)
Sunday April 15, 2012, 9:57 pm
good news, thanks Cher
 

Patricia E. G. (56)
Sunday April 15, 2012, 10:11 pm
Noted
So precious...and whatta face!
Only when the confides of a zoo setting are the only refuge.
Endangered Species need protecting.

Thank you Cher

 

Wioletta S. (69)
Monday April 16, 2012, 12:05 am
noted & thanks for info
 

Kristiina K. (15)
Monday April 16, 2012, 1:33 am
http://www.cuteheaven.com/new-born-amur-leopard-cub-live-camera/
Newborn Amur Leopard Cub- LIVE CAMERA - in the capital of Estonia in the zoo of Tallinn
 

Quanta Kiran (65)
Monday April 16, 2012, 3:17 am
Thanks.
 

Bee S. (208)
Monday April 16, 2012, 5:51 am
:-))))))))) Did my day - Merci for this, Cher
 

Lisa Neste (711)
Monday April 16, 2012, 6:28 am
Such beauties!! Thanks Cher. :)
 

Sandi C. (238)
Monday April 16, 2012, 6:47 am
lets not let them go extinct!
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Monday April 16, 2012, 7:30 am
Noted, thanks.
 

. (0)
Monday April 16, 2012, 10:09 am
one good new arrive - thx for sharing Cher
 

Audrey Tilley (25)
Monday April 16, 2012, 4:32 pm
Thats teriffic.
 

aj E. (164)
Monday April 16, 2012, 6:00 pm
thx
 

pam w. (191)
Monday April 16, 2012, 7:54 pm
GREAT news! Congratulations to San Diego Zoo staff!
 

Matloob ul Hasan (81)
Monday April 16, 2012, 8:31 pm
Noted, thanks.
 

Rosemary Rannes (640)
Monday April 16, 2012, 9:05 pm
Cher thank you for sharing & posting ... prayers rising for all big cats and their natural habitats to be protected.
 

Christine Stewart (133)
Tuesday April 17, 2012, 1:19 am
I know people don't like zoos, but their natural habitat is being destroyed and the leopards are being poached- at least the San Diego Zoo does their best to give the animals proper food, medical care, and enrichment...
 

Veronique L. (215)
Tuesday April 17, 2012, 4:13 am
This is nice to read, for a change!!
 

Veronique L. (215)
Tuesday April 17, 2012, 4:15 am
You're right Christine, I am part of the people who don't like zoos, but I have to admit that they are necessary...
 

Ann B. (140)
Tuesday April 17, 2012, 7:25 am
Noted - thanks so much
 

Ruth S. (298)
Tuesday April 17, 2012, 10:22 am
Absolutely beautiful cats!!
 

Muriel Servaege (48)
Tuesday April 17, 2012, 1:48 pm
Good news; I hope the programmes to breed this species in zoos work. I don't like zoos too much but, as there are now many more Amur leopards in captivity than in nature, I must admit they can help.
 

Dianne D. (462)
Sunday May 6, 2012, 3:33 pm
I hate that these magnificent creatures have to be in capitivity and to have humans stare at them all the time. I'd like to see their enclosure to make sure that it's similar to their natural habitat.
 
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