Panthera pardus (Leopard) is a species of mammal in the family cats. It is listed as near threatened by IUCN. It is found in the Palearctic, the Afrotropics, and the Indo-Malayan Realm. It is a carnivore.
Definition: A taxon is Near Threatened when it has been evaluated against the criteria but does not
qualify for Critically Endangered, Endangered or Vulnerable now, but is close to qualifying
for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.
Definition: A dispersal vector is an agent transporting seeds or other dispersal units. Dispersal vectors may include biotic factors, such as animals, or abiotic factors, such as the wind or the ocean.