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clouded leopard

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Definition of clouded leopard in English:

noun

A large spotted cat found in forests in SE Asia.
  • Neofelis nebulosa, family Felidae
Example sentences
  • From this common ancestor all the big cats emerged 6.4 million years ago - lions, jaguars, leopards, tigers, and snow and clouded leopards.
  • Looking far to the west, the primeval forest is said to be home for hundreds of animals such as black bears, clouded leopards and rhesus monkeys.
  • Tigers, clouded leopards, rare bird species, and countless other exotic species enjoyed a relatively unmolested existence.

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