Amur Leopard

The Amur leopard habitat spans the temperate, broad leaf forests and cold winters of the Russian Far East. They are sparsely distributed across Russia, China and possibly Korea.
Amur Leopard at the Greenville Zoo

Fun Facts


  • The Greenville Zoo has two leopards: Jade, a female who was born in Indiana on March 17, 2010, and Nelkin, a male who was born in Berlin, Germany.
  • Amur leopards are the most endangered of the big cats.
  • Jade is one of five Amur leopards born in captivity in the United States in 2010.
  • Their favorite toy is a "boomer ball."

How to Adopt


You can complete our online adoption form or use the Adopt-an-Animal form (PDF) to join the program. Simply fill it out and return it to the Greenville Zoo. Please make checks payable to the Greenville Zoo.

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