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The Amur leopard, also known as the Far East Leopard or Manchurian Leopard, is listed as Critically Endangered in the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s Red List of Threatened Species. With only around 35 left in the wild, it is considered the world’s most endangered cat.
Despite their Critically Endangered status, Amur leopards are still poached for their skins and for use of their bones in traditional Asian medicines. Agricultural land and villages surround their remaining forest habitat, making access relatively easy for poachers.

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