In the national Park “Land of leopard” experts have identified longevity. This is the female Amur leopard Leo 5F. Dounia has lived in the wild for at least 17 years, according to the website leopard-land.
the New discovery was made on the archive records of camera traps. Cat Dunya fell into the camera lens in 2003. Since then it is regularly monitored. A large-scale study, which began in 2013, suggests that over this period the large cat gave birth to several kittens.
As reported “Vesti Primore”, aired on channels “Russia 1” “Russia 24”, the important fact that Dunya was among the leopards that survived the middle age, measured by scientists — 12 years. Previously, they recorded three leopards, Ivan, and Alexei Tolstoy, who lived from 14 to 17 years. This information will assist researchers in uncovering the secrets of subspecies.
Sergei Ivanov, the special envoy of the President on the issues of environmental activities, environment and transport, said: “it is Encouraging to see that far Eastern leopards now live in such conditions that allow them to set age records. I feel sincere joy in the Dunya, it can serve as a living example of perseverance, worthy of such a majestic beast.”
Text: GTRK “Vladivostok”