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LEOPARD

[MIM*151100]
Acronym for lentigines (multiple), electrocardiographic abnormalities, ocular hypertelorism, pulmonary stenosis, abnormalities of genitalia, retardation of growth, and deafness (sensorineural); of autosomal dominant inheritance.

leopard

a big, graceful, yellow cat with dark brown to black spots and a long, thin tail. It is spread widely through the world. Called also Panthera pardus.

leopard cat
felisbengalensis.
clouded leopard
the coat color is grayish but in other respects this cat resembles Panthera pardus. Called also Neofelis nebulosa.
snow leopard
dark spots on a white skin and a long, thick tail make this a very handsome cat. Called also Uncia uncia, ounce.
References in classic literature ?
And take all the other empty-headed lions with you-- and those stupid leopards and antelopes.
Then the Doctor was very happy; for all the lions and the leopards and the antelopes and the giraffes and the zebras--all the animals of the forests and the mountains and the plains --came to help him in his work.
The Leopard Man glanced casually over his finger nails in a manner which would have been critical had it not been so sad.
At an uproar behind us the Leopard Man turned quietly around.
The Leopard Man smiled in a sweetly wistful fashion, and the far-away look came into his eyes.
No object could have looked more foreign to the gleaming cranks and wheels than this unsophisticated girl, with the round bare arms, the rainy face and hair, the suspended attitude of a friendly leopard at pause, the print gown of no date or fashion, and the cotton bonnet drooping on her brow.
That night a little son was born in the tiny cabin beside the primeval forest, while a leopard screamed before the door, and the deep notes of a lion's roar sounded from beyond the ridge.
She's every right to expect a handsome present from me, of course," she thought, looking vaguely at the leopard on its hind legs, "and I've no doubt she does
Had a lion or a leopard sought sanctuary in the interior, unbeknown to the sentries?
Little monkeys in the tree-tops chattered and scolded, and from the distance of the inland forest came the scream of a leopard.
THE FOX and the Leopard disputed which was the more beautiful of the two.
People might kill snow leopards because the cats eat their livestock, to sell their fur on the black market, or to smuggle their bones to China for use in traditional medicines.