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Nepal terrorised by man-eating Leopard

A bounty has been offered to anyone able to hunt down a leopard that has killed over a dozen people. Despite a search by more than 100 soldiers and po…

Leopard Paws Scarf

Leopard Paws Scarf – $24.95 The weather is starting to change. Are you on the prowl for a new fierce and fabulous scarf? You need the Leopard Paws scarf from the NeatoShop. This dangerously fun accessory features a plush paw shaped mitten at each end.     Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more wild [...]

Who Knew Leopards Were Such Goof Balls?

(Video Link) Is it just me or is Cheetaroh a confusing name for a critter that is a leopard, not a cheetah? Maybe he’s silly because he’s going through an identity crisis. Via I Can Has Cheezburger

Extremely rare leopard caught on camera

A wild amur leopard has been photographed in China for the first time in over 50 years. It’s one of the rarest cats in the world and with only 50 indi…

7 Terrifying Man-Eating Beasts

From a one-ton crocodile that may have killed 300 people to a leopard who munched on 250 different victims, this list of man-eating beasts is fascinating although a bit depressing. Link

7 Literal Cat Theives

I absolutely adore Miss C’s recent Mental Floss post profiling criminal cats. This little guy is my favorite, as Frankie is all about stealing these leopard toys: Frankie the tomcat likes toys of all kinds, but he has an obsession with plush leopards…The cat collected 15 copies of the same small plush leopard, which his owner [...]

World’s newest wild cat has two forms

The elusive Sunda leopard makes its debut as a new species in two locations. For many years scientists assumed that all clouded leopards were of one s…

How NatGeo Photographer Paul Nicklen Got "Adopted" By a Deadly Antarctica Predator

National Geographic photographer Paul Nicklen is one lucky man. Not only did he get to swim and take photos of a 12-foot leopard seal in the Antarctic (and didn’t get eaten), he was actually “adopted” by it! I slipped into the water, terrified of what might happen, and I swam up to this leopard seal. [...]

Cat Ba Leopard Gecko and Other New Species of the Mekong River Region

Photo: Thomas Ziegler / WWF I, for one, welcome our new Cat Ba leopard gecko overlord. That fantastically sinister-looking leopard gecko (with the equally cool species name of Goniurosaurus catbaensis) is one of the 162 new species found in the Mekong River region of Southeast Asia: Among the stars in the new list is a fanged frog [...]

Top 10 Incredible Sharks

Despite the fact that most sharks are harmless, the very thought of them strikes fear in most of us. Swimming at the beach just hasn’t been the same since the film Jaws came out. This list looks at ten sharks that are incredible due to their appearance, ability, or uniqueness in the animal kingdom. If [...]