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I am not an easy prey by woxys I am not an easy prey by woxys
Oh my :faint: this is Arjuna, young male Javan leopard from ZOO Prague, Czech republic.

Arjuna has a crazy life: he is very young, as he was born in 2012 in ZOO Berlin in Germany. Then he moved to ZOO Prague, which became the second facility (after two parks in Berlin) outside of Asia which keeps this amazing and very rare species of a leopard. After the moving, Arjuna was shy and before he could get used to his new home, the ZOO was hit by tho flood. Arjuna's new home was damaged, so he had to move to ZOO Olomouc. After few weeks, I visited Olomouc to see him, only to read "Arjuna is back in Prague" Facebook post, while I was sitting in ZOO Olomouc :XD: yeah, irony :XD: but last week I went to ZOO Prague and I finally saw him. He is incredibly wonderful!

Javan leopards is one of the smallest subspecies of a leopard. They are also very rare with only some 100 individuals in the wild :( this cat often has a melanistic form, which means that some of the leopards are yellow, other ones might be black!


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INFO ABOUT THE ANIMAL:

Name: Javan leopard (Panthera pardus melas)
Location: Java (Indonesia)
Diet: deers, monkeys, boards...
Conservation status: Critically Endangered - facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild
Interesting facts: they often exist in black form | Amur leopard is one of the smallest from all leopard subspecies | they are kept only in Indonesian ZOOs, in Berlin and in ZOO Prague |
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To see more, look at my ZOO AND BIG CATS GALLERY :aww:



This photo belongs to me and I can very easily prove, that it was me, who took this shot. So please, respect my copyright :nod: if you want to use my work, ask me first to gain my permission, please! Thank you :lol:
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yaoiluka Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2014
hi I am writing a book and I am making my own cover and I was wondering if it would be ok to use this picture and one of your wolf pictures as my cover if I gave you all of the credit for the pictures? please let me know :) thank you very much and I really love your pictures they are all just so beautiful
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Grays-raptor-flock Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Those eyes are gorgeous!  Splendid shot!  :lol: 
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wingwolfly Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2013
May I please use this as a reference? 
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woxys Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2013
indeed, just credit me, ok? :D
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wingwolfly Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2013
Okay! Thanks!
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smilesbysue Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2013
gorgeous!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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RoronoaZoro65543 Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2013
Poor guy. I can relate to him. My family moves around a lot too. :(
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Snakeman2013 Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2013   General Artist
the title couldn't be better. And the cats beautiful and rare
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SakuraNakamura Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful!
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HelgjeD Featured By Owner Sep 20, 2013
Beautiful sharp photo. Good positioning. Very well taken.
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