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Clouded Leopard

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


Animal Facts

Scientific Name

Neofelis nebulosa


Forests in Southeast Asia

Location in the Zoo

Near black bears

Cool Animal Fact

Clouded leopards are excellent tree climbers who can run headfirst down trees.

How We Help Save Them

  • We provide support for partners in Borneo to monitor and protect the forests where clouded leopards live
  • We replant trees in Borneo. Over 30,000 trees were replanted for clouded leopards to thrive in 2019.

Clouded Leopard News / More ›

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November 12, 2020

Nova and Luna Turn One!

Growing Up Cloudie!
July 29, 2020

Growing Up Cloudie!

Happy New Year!
December 31, 2019

Happy New Year!