Clouded Leopard

These beautiful animals are named for their spots, which resemble clouds. They live in forests and eat both birds and mammals. They have a very secretive nature and are rarely seen in the wild.

  • Scientific Name: Neofelis nebulosa
  • Range: Southeast Asia
  • Status in the Wild: Declining
  • Location in the Zoo: Carnivores
  • Cool Animal Fact: Clouded leopards are excellent tree climbers who can run headfirst down trees.