Amur leopard in front of blurred bamboo background.
Animals

Leopard

CONSERVATION STATUS: Endangered

ZOO ZONE: Africa Rocks

ZOO ZONE: Panda Canyon

The leopard is the epitome of stealth. Its very name brings mental pictures of this great spotted cat crouched on a tree limb awaiting the approach of a deer, or of a sleek, spotted body slipping silently through the dry savanna grass with scarcely a ripple as it nears its chosen target. Amur leopards love climbing, exploring, and playing with new things, and have a keen appreciation for scents; keepers add spice oils like cinnamon, spearmint, and lavender to their hay and climbing structures. But, like most cats, they also sleep a lot. You'll find leopards in Africa Rocks and also in Panda Canyon.

Giant panda Bai Yun and cub.
Wildlife Conservancy

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A pair of giraffes against a Kenyan landscape.
CITIZEN SCIENCE

GIRAFFE SPOTTERS WANTED

HELP RESEARCHERS SAVE WILDLIFE
Greater one-horned rhino calf resting its head on its mother's while they wade in a pool of water.
ZOONOOZ

GREAT(ER) NEWS

TWO NEW RHINO CALVES AT THE PARK
Ring-tailed lemur, African penguin, and leopard illustrated in front of a laser light show.
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AFRICA ROCKS

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