Java and Sumatra - Rod Morris Nature Photography
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21002 Javan leopard (Panthera pardus melas) resting. A leopard subspecies confined to the island of Java and now critically endangered. The population is estimated at less than 250 mature individuals, and the population continues to decrease. Javan leopards have either a normal spotted coat, or a recessive phenotype resulting in an all black coat.

21002 Javan leopard (Panthera pardus melas) resting. A leopard subspecies confined to the island of Java and now critically endangered. The population is estimated at less than 250 mature individuals, and the population continues to decrease. Javan leopards have either a normal spotted coat, or a recessive phenotype resulting in an all black coat.

Leopard58009JavanPantherapardusmelasforestresting in tree