Sunda clouded leopard facts for kids(Redirected from Bornean clouded leopard)
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Temporal range: early Pleistocene to Recent
|Sunda clouded leopard in eastern Sabah, Malaysia|
(G. Cuvier, 1823)
|Range of Sunda clouded leopard|
The Sunda clouded leopard is the largest cat in Borneo, weighing around 12 to 25 kg (26 to 55 lb). The canine teeth are two inches long, which, in proportion, are longer than other living felines. Its tail, which may be as long as its body, helps it balance when running and jumping.
In Borneo, they occur in lowland rainforest. In Sumatra, they appear to live more in hilly, montane areas. It is not known if there are still Sunda clouded leopards on the small Batu islands close to Sumatra.
The Sunda clouded leopard in each island is different enough to be a separate subspecies.
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