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A rare leopard of a subspecies found in forests in the far east of Russia and north-east China:‘the cubs were the first litter of Amur leopards born at the Minnesota Zoo since 1995’
- ‘The biggest threat to the Amur leopard is the illegal wildlife trade.’
- ‘Other Denver Zoo animals born through the survival plan include Makar, an Amur leopard, born on April 25.’
- ‘The Amur leopard recovery program began in 2001, when the species was on the brink of total extinction.’
- ‘During the latest survey, researchers counted Amur leopard tracks along snowy trails to determine an estimated population size.’
- ‘He was instrumental in pushing for creation of the Land of the Leopard National Park, a sanctuary for critically threatened Amur leopards that opened earlier this year.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.