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Even big cats have inner kitten by woxys Even big cats have inner kitten by woxys
Extremely rare Amur leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis, Levhart mandzusky) from ZOO Olomouc, Czech republic :nod:

It is a mother (the funny one :D) and an adorable baby cuddling with her :aww:


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INFO ABOUT THE ANIMAL:

Name: Amur leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis)
Location: forests of Eastern Asia
Size: 1.9 m long body + 95 cm lond tail, 80 cm high weight: 60 kg
Diet: roe and sika deer, hares
Conservation status: Critically Endangered - facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild
Interesting facts: there are ONLY some 30 (THIRTY!!!) Amur leopards in the wild! | Amur leopard is the biggest from all leopard subspecies | Amur leopards have blue eyes | only female takes care of the cubs | in the wild, leopards live for 10-15 years, but they can live 20 years in captivity
ZOO: There are only 17 pureblooded Amur leopards in the World’s ZOOs – and 5 of them live in ZOO Prague in the Czech republic. 4 Czech ZOOs keep Amur leopards (Prague, Usti, Olomouc and Decin)

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:icontoritaboo:
ToriTaboo Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Gorgeous shot! :heart: :heart:
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WhiskerfaceRumpel Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Such gorgeous eyes!  :D  Great shot! 
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:iconfernshine:
fernshine Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Come on I am nice.... You inch closer.... Chomp!!! Not to you!!! Hahahahaha! cute pic :D
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FlameRoxanne Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Adorable ^^
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:iconbalsaboy:
balsaboy Featured By Owner Jun 24, 2013
Come on, I dare ya to touch me, just this once.
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:iconnissu-san:
nissu-san Featured By Owner May 7, 2013  Student Photographer
Big cat! I love this pic <3
Good shoot!
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:iconwebworm:
webworm Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2013
This beautiful capture is featured in my Spring Journal! :icon1stbutterflykiss:
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:iconsubarufoxboy:
Subarufoxboy Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013
I love it when they're like this, acting like big kittens :D
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:iconkcrutcher100:
KCrutcher100 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful work! Thanks for sharing this!
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:iconherofan135:
herofan135 Featured By Owner Jan 14, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Such an amazing shot, love it! :heart:
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Shadow-and-Flame-86 Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
wow love this shot! :love: that expression is amazing!
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:iconregina-luporum:
regina-luporum Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Beautiful!
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Jadescarlet Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013
N'awwww she has a heart on her shoulder <3 fantastic photo and an extremely beautiful leopard.
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:iconrandomgrrl321:
randomgrrl321 Featured By Owner Dec 31, 2012
I think that this photo is amazing. As soon as I saw it I was all like, awwwwwwwww! :D
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:iconrivermoon2177:
rivermoon2177 Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2012
I can just hear "what, it's fun. You can't tell me you don't want to"
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Lillith8810 Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Your work has been featured here : [link]
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:icondaroga1:
Daroga1 Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Student Digital Artist
Oh this is too much, I have to go cry and be sick because of it's cuteness :D
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:iconpale-recluse:
Pale-Recluse Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Aw, she's cute!!
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:iconpjenz:
pjenz Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
awwwww the eyes are gorgeous:iconhellokittybounceplz:
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:icongottalovemushrooms:
GottaLoveMushrooms Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012
They're such beautiful animals! Is there anything that can be done to save them?
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:iconthildou-chan:
Thildou-chan Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Sooooooooooooooooo Cute :meow: :heart:
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:iconwolfenphotography:
wolfenphotography Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
The colors are awesome as always. I love the pose.
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:iconrustedtothecore:
RustedToTheCore Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
arrghhh i wanna steel that sweet kitten <3
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:iconbrknrib:
BrknRib Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012
Fantastic shot. Good work.
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:iconsctira:
SCTira Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012
D'AwWwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!(I always had a weakness for cats ^.^)
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:iconsovoy21:
Sovoy21 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
beautiful! I love the eyes *__*
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:iconskiyee:
skiyee Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
:D soo cute! Xx
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SwoozieSeff Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012
The cub is too cute to hurt you !!!!!!
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:iconswoozieseff:
SwoozieSeff Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012
Awwwww! So cute! But don't be deceived. Big cats always have that instinct to kill.
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:iconkrisskrossed:
krisskrossed Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Soft kitty, warm kitty, little ball of fur, happy kitty, sleepy kitty, purr, purr, purr <3
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AncientOwl Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
And then your face disappears...
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Diinax3 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Aww, so cute c:
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:iconcaseydecker:
CaseyDecker Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Hobbyist Artist
The leopard in this picture looks very nice. :D
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:iconathreana:
Athreana Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012
So cute and beautiful... meow... kittykitty:D
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:icontalkingtina7:
talkingtina7 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012
Pretty kitty! Nice composition and detail. I don't think I'd dangle a string in front of it as I may come out shredded! Great job.
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:iconsilvaines:
Silvaines Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012
Beautiful! <3 ^_____^
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:iconhouseofchabrier:
HouseofChabrier Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012
I love how the leopard is looking straight at you into the camera. It looks playful yet aware of you!
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:iconsailorbubbles:
SailorBubbles Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012
Big cats purr too :)
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:iconsilvaines:
Silvaines Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012
Actually not all big cat purr. Mountain Lion/Puma is the biggest cat what can purr.. Bigger than that: They can't. They kind of.. Buff. Especially tigers kind blow the air.
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CyberPikachu Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Student Filmographer
Intriguing! This one's just too adorable for words! It kinda reminds me of people who have still have the inner child in them!! :squee:
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:iconmoontiger5:
moontiger5 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Magnificent! What a lovely inner kitten!
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914four Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful!
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rebelwolfchris Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012
Maaan the definition of this is just stunning... look how clear the black rosettes are, and there is one on the leg that looks like a love heart!
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Montieze Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awwwwwwww :aww: So cute - and so true :D I love big kitties xD
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flameheart10 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2012
Beautiful. :D
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:iconbigpolarfox:
BigPolarFox Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012
That's it. In the Russia here was a WWF campaign to save'em from extinction, I saw some advs on TV. How it ended, I don't know.
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amiga-32 Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012
lol do you evern not take adorable photos :)
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:iconsubaru-chan:
Subaru-chan Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012   Traditional Artist
So adorable!
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:iconwolvengra:
Wolvengra Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
SO CUTE! XD
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