It has an elongated body set on relatively short and stocky legs. The paws are broad. Its ears are short and rounded. They have a very short and sleek coat. Color varies from light tawny to deep rusty yellow, with a lighter underside. They have dark spots on their face, head, throat, chest, and legs. The rest of their body is covered in rosettes. They can also be totally black.
The leopard’s diet consists of monkeys, rodents, reptiles, amphibians, birds, fish, wild pigs, and ungulates. Leopards are capable of carrying animals up to twice their own weight into the trees. They are solitary, nocturnal, and secretive cats.