This photo is from Big Cats Pictures
Picture of a clouded leopard

Clouded Leopard

Photograph by Peter Weimann/Animals Animals—Earth Scenes

Somewhere between the small cats, which can purr, and the big cats, which can roar, are clouded leopards. These rare cats make their home in the tropical forests of Southeast Asia.

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