This article is about animals. For Apple's Mac OS X operating system versions codenamed "Leopard" and "Snow Leopard", see Leopard (Mac OS X) vs Snow Leopard (Mac OS X).

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Leopard versus Snow Leopard comparison chart
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LeopardSnow Leopard
Family Felidae Felidae
Weight 51-68 lbs (23-31 kg) 60-120 lbs (27-55 kg)
Phylum Chordata Chordata
Class Mammalia Mammalia
Binomial name Panthera pardus Uncia uncia
Coloring Yellow with black rosettes Grayish white with black rosettes
Order Carnivora Carnivora
Kingdom Animalia Animalia
Conservation status Near Threatened Endangered
Subfamily Pantherinae Pantherinae
Genus Panthera Uncia Gray, 1854
Scientific name Panthera pardus Uuncia uncia
Species P. pardus U. uncia
Introduction (from Wikipedia) The leopard (Panthera pardus) is one of the five species in the genus Panthera, a member of the Felidae. The leopard occurs in a wide range in sub-Saharan Africa and parts of Asia. The snow leopard (Uncia uncia or Panthera uncia), sometimes known as ounce, is a moderately large cat native to the mountain ranges of Central Asia. Its taxonomic classification has been subject to change.
Number in wild Around 69,000 about 7,000


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