Leopard Paintings

We carry a superb selection of leopard paintings. Some of Ramsey’s finest art can be found in his leopard paintings where the Leopards rosettes (spots) are beautifully detailed. The fur and musculature in these leopard oil paintings are so finely detailed that one feels as though you could actually reach out and touch these beautiful oil paintings of leopards. If you are looking for Leopard paintings for sale look no further than Maverick Art of Africa art. We also stock a range of leopard prints in canvas.

About Leopards

Leopards are graceful and powerful big cats closely related to lions, tigers, and jaguars. They live in sub-Saharan Africa, northeast Africa, Central Asia, India, and China.

The leopard is so strong and comfortable in trees that it often hauls its kills into the branches By dragging the bodies of large animals aloft it hopes to keep them safe from scavengers. Leopards can also hunt from trees, where their spotted coats allow them to blend with the leaves until they spring.
Leopards are strong swimmers and very much at home in the water, where they sometimes eat fish or crabs.

Female leopards can give birth at any time of the year. They usually have two grayish cubs with barely visible spots. The mother hides her cubs and moves them from one safe location to the next until they are old enough to begin playing and learning to hunt. Cubs live with their mothers for about two years otherwise, leopards are solitary animals.

Most leopards are light colored with distinctive dark spots that are called rosettes, because they resemble the shape of a rose. Black leopards, which appear to be almost solid in color because their spots are hard to distinguish, are commonly called black panthers. (source National Geographic)

Some links that might be of interest:

1.Project Leopard Conservation  2. Limpopo Leopard Conservation

 

 

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