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What is the maximum speed of a leopard?

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The highest speed that a leopard can reach is 60 kilometers or 37 miles per hour. Differences in height and weight can cause a leopard's maximum speed to be less.

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What is the maximum speed of a leopard?
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Leopards are very agile and have been known to climb trees to store away captured prey. Not only can leopards run very fast, but they also have an ability to leap up to 6 meters and jump as far as 3 meters. By nature, leopards are carnivorous creatures that thrive on smaller mammals for food consumption. The animal is found throughout Central Asia and Africa, but some species of leopards are said to be endangered.


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