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The Amur leopard lives in the Russian Far East. It is a rare subspecies that has adapted to life in the cold forest that make up the north part of the leopard's range. The Amur leopard can run at speeds up to 37 miles per hour. This incredible animal is able to leap more than 19 feet. The Amur leopard is solitary, which means it lives alone. Nimble-footed and strong, it carries and hides the prey that it didn't eat yet so that they are not taken by other predators. Some males stay with females after mating, and may even help with rearing the young. Several males sometimes follow and fight over a female. They live for 10-15 years, and in captivity up to 20 years. The Amur leopard is also known as the Far East leopard, the Manchurian leopard or the Korean leopard.
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