Leopards

Challenge #5 in the Zoo Animals series. Hosted by Grafibasilissa.
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These are some of the littlest big cats, often confused with the cheetah, lets show them some love too! Any subcategory of leopards is welcome, including clouded or snow, even though they are apart of a different family.
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Melanistic Leopard (aka "Black Panther") Panthera pardus
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Melanistic Leopards are a subcategory of true leopards. However, to make things even more confusing, there are melanistic forms of leopards and jaguars, and both are commonly referred to by the unscientific name of "Black Panthers".
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Submitted: Tuesday, 26th June, 2012 06:30 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 22nd May, 2010
Focal length: 200 mm
Shutter speed: -1/320 sec
Aperture: F2.2
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