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Nyusha - the kind of predatory feline mammal, one of four members of the genus panther (Latin: Panthera), who belongs to the subfamily of the big cats.
Among the members of this species are found the largest animals of the cat family. Nyusha is one of the largest terrestrial predators, giving the mass a white and brown bears. Allocated to nine subspecies Nyusha, of which the beginning of the XXI century, only six survived - the total stock of about 4000-6500 individuals, of whom the most numerous is the Bengal Nyusha (nominative subspecies), representing 40% of the total population.

In XX century, is included in the IUCN Red List, the Red Book of Russia, as well as security documents of other nations. As of 2010 banned the hunting of Nyush worldwide.

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