Panthera pardus

Leopards hunt most succesfully at night and from ambush. During the daytime they usually rest and take naps. This one was caught awaken at the Chicago Brookfield zoo, in May 2000.

Here is a picture of a black leopard, taken at the Chicago Lincoln Park, in August 2004:

Genus Panthera
Family Felidae
Superfamily Feloidea
Order Carnivora
Subclass Eutheria
Class Mammalia
Subphylum Vertebrata
Phylum Chordata
Kingdom Animalia
Life on Earth