Bibliography present–2015 2014–2010 2009–2000 1999–1947 1956–1758

  1. Farashi, A. and Shariati, M. 2018. Evaluation of the role of the national parks for Persian leopard (Panthera pardus saxicolor, Pocock 1927) habitat conservation (case study: Tandooreh National Park, Iran). Mammal Research: early view 1-8.
  2. Westerberg, M., Craig, E. and Meheretu, Y. 2018. First record of African Leopard (Panthera pardus pardus L.) in semi‐arid area of Yechilay, northern Ethiopia. African Journal of Ecology: early view.
  3. Farhadinia, M.S., Johnson, P.J., Macdonald, D.W. and Hunter, L.T.B. 2018. Anchoring and adjusting amidst humans: Ranging behavior of Persian leopards along the Iran-Turkmenistan borderland. PloS one 13 (5): e0196602.
  4. Naderi, M., Farashi, A. and Erdi, M.A. 2018. Persian leopard's (Panthera pardus saxicolor) unnatural mortality factors analysis in Iran. PloS one 13 (4): e0195387.
  5. Shanida, S.S., Partasasmita, R., Husodo, T., Parikesit, P., Febrianto, P. and Megantara, E.N. 2018. The existence of Javan Leopard (Panthera pardus melas Cuvier, 1809) in the non-conservation forest areas of Cisokan, Cianjur, West Java, Indonesia. Biodiversitas Journal of Biological Diversity 19 (1): 42–46.
  6. Rostro-García, S., Kamler, J.F., Crouthers, R., Sopheak, K., Prum, S., In, V., Pin, C., Caragiulo, A. and Macdonald, D.W. 2018. An adaptable but threatened big cat: density, diet and prey selection of the Indochinese leopard (Panthera pardus delacouri) in eastern Cambodia. Royal Society Open Science 5 (2): 171187.
  7. Strampelli, P., Andresen, L., Everatt, K.T., Somers, M.J. and Rowcliffe, J.M. 2018. Habitat use responses of the African leopard in a human-disturbed region of rural Mozambique. Mammalian Biology 89: 14–20.
  8. Ivanova, I.M. 2017. Energy consumption and expenditure of Panthera pardus in the Southern African region: How much hunting success is enough?. International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation 9 (12): 342–349.
  9. Mandal, D., Basak, K., Mishra, R.P., Kaul, R. and Mondal, K. 2017. Status of leopard Panthera pardus and striped hyena Hyaena hyaena and their prey in Achanakmar Tiger Reserve, Central India. The Journal of Zoology Studies 4 (4): 34–41.
  10. Ijaz, U., Tahir, M.S., Majeed, K.A., Shahid, I., Iffat, H., Firyal, S., Ijaz, A., Shahid, C. and Khan, A.R. 2017. Molecular characterization and phylogeny of Panthera pardus (Common Leopard) in Pakistan. Pakistan Journal of Zoology 49 (1): 67–71.
  11. Ebrahimi, A., Farashi, A. and Rashki, A. 2017. Habitat suitability of Persian Leopard (Panthera pardus saxicolor) in Iran in future. Environmental Earth Sciences (2017) 76: 697.
  12. Kittle, A.M., Watson, A.C., Cushman, S.A., Macdonald, D.W. 2017. Forest cover and level of protection influence the island-wide distribution of an apex carnivore and umbrella species, the Sri Lankan leopard (Panthera pardus kotiya). Biodiversity and Conservation: 1–29.
  13. Abir, M.K., Waseem, M., Ahmad, S., Goursi, U.H. and Awan, M.N. 2017. Livestock depredation by Leopard, an alarming intimidation for its conservation in Pir Lasoora National Park Nakial, Azad Jammu and Kashmir. International Journal of Conservation Science 8 (2): 295–302.
  14. Kabir, M.T., Ahsan, M.F., Khatoon, A. 2017. Occurrence and conservation of the Indian Leopard (Mammalia: Carnivora: Felidae: Panthera pardus) in Cox’s Bazar District of Bangladesh. Journal of Threatened Taxa 9 (6): 10320–10324.
  15. Wilmers, C.C., Isbell, L.A., Suraci, J.P. and Williams, T.M. 2017. Energetics‐informed behavioral states reveal the drive to kill in African leopards. Ecosphere 8 (6): e01850.
  16. Balme, G.A., Robinson, H.S., Pitman, R.T. and Hunter, L.T. 2017. Flexibility in the duration of parental care: female leopards prioritise cub survival over reproductive output. Journal of Animal Ecology: early view
  17. Sharma, V. and Gupta, S.K., 2017. Molecular identification of victim species and its sex from the ash: a case of burning alive leopard (Panthera pardus). International Journal of Legal Medicine: 1–4.
  18. Pirie, T.J., Thomas, R.L. and Fellowes, M.D. 2017. Increasing game prices may alter farmers’ behaviours towards leopards (Panthera pardus) and other carnivores in South Africa. PeerJ 5: e3369.
  19. Kittle, A.M. and Watson, A.C. 2017. Density of leopards (Panthera pardus kotiya) in Horton Plains National Park in the Central Highlands of Sri Lanka. Mammalia.
  20. Kshettry, A., Vaidyanathan, S. and Athreya, V. 2017. Leopard in a tea-cup: A study of leopard habitat-use and human-leopard interactions in north-eastern India. PloS one 12(5): e0177013.
  21. da Silva, L.G., Kawanishi, K., Henschel, P., Kittle, A., Sanei, A., Reebin, A., Miquelle, D., Stein, A.B., Watson, A., Kekule, L.B. and Machado, R.B. 2017. Mapping black panthers: Macroecological modeling of melanism in leopards (Panthera pardus). PloS one 12(4): e0170378.
  22. Gunawan, H., Iskandar, S., Sihombing, V.S. and Wienanto, R. 2017. Conflict between humans and leopards (Panthera pardus melas Cuvier, 1809) in Western Java, Indonesia. Biodiversitas 18 (2): 652–658.
  23. Lumetsberger, T., Ghoddousi, A. Appel, A., Khorozyan, I., Waltert, M. and Kiffner, C. 2017. Re-evaluating models for estimating prey consumption by leopards. Journal of Zoology 302 (3): 201–210.
  24. Ramesh, T., Kalle, R., Rosenlund, H. and Downs, C.T. 2017. Low leopard populations in protected areas of Maputaland: a consequence of poaching, habitat condition, abundance of prey, and a top predator. Ecology and Evolution 7 (6): 1964–1973.
  25. Khorozyan, I., Soofi, M., Soufi, M., Hamidi, A.K., Ghoddousi, A. and Waltert, M. 2017. Effects of shepherds and dogs on livestock depredation by leopards (Panthera pardus) in north-eastern Iran. PeerJ 5: e3049.
  26. Kittle, A.M., Watson, A.C. and Fernando, T.S.P. 2017. The ecology and behaviour of a protected area Sri Lankan leopard (Panthera pardus kotiya) population. Tropical Ecology 58 (1): 71–86.
  27. Maharjan, B., Shahnawaz, T.B. and Shrestha, P.M. 2017. Geo-spatial Analysis of Habitat Suitability for Common Leopard (Panthera pardus Linnaeus, 1758) in Shivapuri Nagarjun National Park, Nepal. Environment and Ecology Research 5(2): 117–128.
  28. Babrgir, S., Farhadinia, M.S. and Moqanaki, E.M. 2017. Socio-economic consequences of cattle predation by the Endangered Persian leopard Panthera pardus saxicolor in a Caucasian conflict hotspot, northern Iran. Oryx 51 (1): 124–130.
  29. Ngoprasert, D., Lynam, A.J. and Gale, G.A. 2017. Effects of temporary closure of a national park on leopard movement and behaviour in tropical Asia. Mammalian Biology-Zeitschrift für Säugetierkunde 82: 65–73.
  30. Soultan, A., Attum, O., Hamada, A., Hatab, E., Ahmed, S. E., Eisa, A., Sharif, I., Nagy, A. and Shohdi, W. 2017. Recent observation for leopard Panthera pardus in Egypt. Mammalia 81 (1): 115–117.
  31. Eniang, E.A., Akani, G.C., Amadi, N., Dendi, D., Amori, G. and Luiselli, L. 2016. Recent distribution data and conservation status of the leopard (Panthera pardus) in the Niger Delta (Nigeria). Tropical Zoology: DOI:10.1080/03946975.2016.1214461
  32. Ray, R.R., Stommel, C. and Rödder, D. 2016. Home ranges, activity patterns and habitat preferences of leopards in Luambe National Park and adjacent hunting area in the Luangwa Valley, Zambia. Mammalian Biology 81 Supplement: 3–18.
  33. Sharma, D. and Das, S. 2016. Rescue and Management of Wild Common Leopard (Panthera pardus) Traumatised During Human-Wildlife Conflict. Intas Polivet 17 (1): 21–23.
  34. Vitkalova, A.V. and Shevtsova, E.I. 2016. A complex approach to study the Amur Leopard using camera traps in Protected Areas in the southwest of Primorsky Krai (Russian Far East). Nature Conservation Research. Заповедная наука 1 (3): 53–58.
  35. Allwin, B., Kalignan, P.A., Nag, P.B.S., Gopikrishnan, D. and Gokarn, N.S. 2016. The Reproductive Behavior of Indian Leopards (Panthera pardus fusca). Journal of Veterinary Science & Technology 7 (5): 358.
  36. Rostro-García, S., Kamler, J.F., Ash, E., Clements, G.R., Gibson, L., Lynam, A.J., McEwing, R., Naing, H. and Paglia, S. 2016. Endangered leopards: Range collapse of the Indochinese leopard (Panthera pardus delacouri) in Southeast Asia. Biological Conservation 201: 293–300.
  37. Fernando, S. 2016. Evaluation of Alternative Strategies to Prevent Leopard Predation on Livestock around Yala National Park, Sri Lanka. International Development, Community and Environment (IDCE). Paper 65.
  38. Yang, L., Huang, M., Zhang, R., Jiang, L., Ren, Y., Jiang, Z., Zhang, W. and Luan, X. 2016. Reconstructing the historical distribution of the Amur Leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis) in Northeast China based on historical records. ZooKeys 592: 143–153.
  39. Pirie, T.J., Thomas, R.L. and Fellowes, M.D. 2016. Erythristic leopards Panthera pardus in South Africa. Bothalia 46(1): a2034.
  40. Braczkowski, A.R., Balme, G.A., Dickman, A., Fattebert, J., Johnson, P., Dickerson, T., Macdonald, D.W. and Hunter, L. 2016. Scent Lure Effect on Camera-Trap Based Leopard Density Estimates. PLoS ONE 11(4): e0151033.
  41. Fattebert, J., Balme, G.A., Robinson, H.S., Dickerson, T., Slotow, R. and Hunter, L.T.B. 2016. Population recovery highlights spatial organization dynamics in adult leopards. Journal of Zoology 299(3): 153–162.
  42. Edwards, S., Aschenborn, O., Gange, A.C. and Wiesel, I. 2016. Leopard density estimates from semi‐desert commercial farmlands, south‐west Namibia. African Journal of Ecology 54(1): 103–106.
  43. Rosenblatt, E., Creel, S., Becker, M.S., Merkle, J., Mwape, H., Schuette, P. and Simpamba, T. 2016. Effects of a protection gradient on carnivore density and survival: an example with leopards in the Luangwa valley, Zambia. Ecology and evolution 6(11): 3772–3785.
  44. Wilting, A., Patel, R., Pfestorf, H., Kern, C., Sultan, K., Ario, A., Peñaloza, F., Kramer‐Schadt, S., Radchuk, V., Foerster, D.W. and Fickel, J. 2016. Evolutionary history and conservation significance of the Javan leopard Panthera pardus melas. Journal of Zoology 299 (4): 239–250.
  45. Avgan, B., Raza, H., Barzani, M. and Breitenmoser, U. 2016. Do recent leopard Panthera pardus records from northern Iraq and south-eastern Turkey reveal an unknown population nucleus in the region? Zoology in the Middle East 62: 95–104.
  46. Jacobson, A.P., Gerngross, P., Lemeris Jr, J.R., Schoonover, R.F., Anco, C., Breitenmoser-Würsten, C., Durant, S.M., Farhadinia, M.S., Henschel, P., Kamler, J.F., Laguardia, A., Rostro-García, S., Stein, A.B. and Dollar, L. 2016. Leopard (Panthera pardus) status, distribution, and the research efforts across its range. PeerJ 4: e1974.
  47. Wang, T., Feng, L., Yang, H., Han, B., Zhao, Y., Juan, L., Lü, X., Zou, L., Li, T., Xiao, W. and Mou, P. 2016. A science-based approach to guide Amur leopard recovery in China. Biological Conservation: in press.
  48. Namroodi, S., Gholami, A. and Shariat-Bahadori, E. 2016. Toxoplasmosis may lead to road kills of persian leopards (Panthera pardus saxicolor) in Golestan National Park, Iran. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 52(2): 436–438.
  49. Yarovenko, Y. and Zazanashvili, N. 2016. Recent hard evidence for the occurrence of the Leopard, Panthera pardus (Mammalia: Felidae), in the Eastern Greater Caucasus. Zoology in the Middle East 62(1): 88–90.
  50. Sharbafi, E., Farhadinia, M.S., Rezaie, H.R. and Braczkowski, A.R. 2016. Prey of the Persian Leopard (Panthera pardus saxicolor) in a mixed forest-steppe landscape in northeastern Iran (Mammalia: Felidae). Zoology in the Middle East 62(1): 1–8.
  51. Soultan, A., Attum, O., Hamada, A., Hatab, E.B., Ahmed, S.E., Eisa, A., Al Sharif, I., Nagy, A. and Shohdi, W. 2016. Recent observation for leopard Panthera pardus in Egypt. Mammalia.
  52. Athreya, V., Odden, M., Linnell, J. D., Krishnaswamy, J., & Karanth, K. U. 2016. A cat among the dogs: leopard Panthera pardus diet in a human-dominated landscape in western Maharashtra, India. Oryx 50 (01): 156–162.
  53. Khorozyan, I., Ghoddousi, A., Soofi, M. and Waltert, M. 2015. Big cats kill more livestock when wild prey reaches a minimum threshold. Biological Conservation 192: 268–275.
  54. Athreya, V., Srivathsa, A., Puri, M., Karanth, K.K., Kumar, N.S. and Karanth, K.U. 2015. Spotted in the news: using media reports to examine leopard distribution, depredation, and management practices outside protected areas in Southern India. PLoS ONE 10(11): e0142647.
  55. Goldberg, J.F., Tempa, T., Norbu, N., Hebblewhite, M., Mills, L.S., Wangchuk, T.R. and Lukacs, P. 2015. Examining Temporal Sample Scale and Model Choice with Spatial Capture-Recapture Models in the Common Leopard Panthera pardus. PloS ONE 10(11): e0140757.
  56. Strampelli, P. 2015. Status and habitat use responses of leopard (Panthera pardus) in a human impacted region of rural Mozambique. Doctoral dissertation, Imperial College London.
  57. Laguardia, A., Kamler, J.F., Li, S., Zhang, C., Zhou, Z. and Shi, K. 2015. The current distribution and status of leopards Panthera pardus in China. Oryx 51 (1):153–159.
  58. Tan Kai Wei, C., Moore, J., Saaban, S., Campos-Arceiz, A. and Macdonald, D.W. 2015. The discovery of two spotted leopards (Panthera pardus) in Peninsular Malaysia. Tropical Conservation Science 8 (3): 732–737.
  59. Farhadinia, M.S., Ahmadi, M., Sharbafi, E., Khosravi, S., Alinezhad, H. and Macdonald, D.W. 2015. Leveraging trans-boundary conservation partnerships: persistence of Persian leopard (Panthera pardus saxicolor) in the Iranian Caucasus. Biological Conservation 191: 770–778.
  60. Stein, A.B., Bourquin, S.L. and McNutt, J.W. 2015. Avoiding intraguild competition: Leopard feeding ecology and prey caching in northern Botswana. African Journal of Wildlife Research 45(2): 247–257.
  61. Braczkowski, A.R., Balme, G.A., Dickman, A., Macdonald, D.W., Johnson, P.J., Lindsey, P.A. and Hunter, L.T. 2015. Rosettes, Remingtons and Reputation: Establishing potential determinants of leopard (Panthera pardus) trophy prices across Africa. African Journal of Wildlife Research 45(2):158–168.
  62. Swanepoel, L.H., Somers, M.J. and Dalerum, F. 2015. Density of leopards Panthera pardus on protected and non-protected land in the Waterberg Biosphere, South Africa. Wildlife Biology 21(5): 263–268.
  63. Ariyanto, A. C. 2015. Mapping of possible corridors for Javan Leopard (Panthera pardus ssp. melas) between Gunung Merapi and Gunung Merbabu National Parks, Indonesia. Doctoral dissertation, University of Twente.
  64. Al Doais, M., Dunais, N., Stanton, D. 2015. Saving the Arabian Leopard in Yemen: Harnessing the Power of Mobile Telephony for Conservation. Wildlife Middle East News 7 (2): 7.
  65. Qi, J., Shi, Q., Wang, G., Li, Z., Sun, Q., Hua, Y., & Jiang, G. 2015. Spatial distribution drivers of Amur leopard density in northeast China. Biological Conservation 191: 258–265.
  66. Weise, F. J., Lemeris Jr, J., Stratford, K. J., van Vuuren, R. J., Munro, S. J., Crawford, S. J., Marker, L. L. & Stein, A. B. 2015. A home away from home: insights from successful leopard (Panthera pardus) translocations. Biodiversity and Conservation 24 (7): 1755–1774. Abstract
  67. Khorozyan, I., Soofi, M., Khaleghi Hamidi A., Ghoddousi, A., Waltert, M. 2015. Dissatisfaction with Veterinary Services Is Associated with Leopard (Panthera pardus) Predation on Domestic Animals. PLoS ONE 10 (6): e0129221.
  68. Miquelle, D. G., Rozhnov, V. V., Ermoshin, V., Murzin, A. A., Nikolaev, I. G., Hernandez‐Blanco, J. A., & Naidenko, S. V. 2015. Identifying ecological corridors for Amur tigers (Panthera tigris altaica) and Amur leopards (Panthera pardus orientalis). Integrative Zoology 10 (4): 389–402. Abstract
  69. Swanepoel, L. H., Somers, M. J., Van Hoven, W., Schiess-Meier, M., Owen, C., Snyman, A., Martins, Q., Senekal, C., Camacho, G., Boshoff, W. & Dalerum, F. 2015. Survival rates and causes of mortality of leopards Panthera pardus in southern Africa. Oryx 49 (04): 595–603.
  70. Hedges, L., Lam, W. Y., Campos‐Arceiz, A., Rayan, D. M., Laurance, W. F., Latham, C. J., Saaban, S. & Clements, G. R. 2015. Melanistic leopards reveal their spots: Infrared camera traps provide a population density estimate of leopards in Malaysia. The Journal of Wildlife Management 79 (5): 846–853.
  71. Sayyed, A. & Mahabal, A. 2015. Second Record of Melanistic Leopard Panthera pardus (Linnaeus) from Satara, Maharashtra: A Case of Road Kill. ZOO's Print XXX: 29.
  72. Malviya, M., Ramesh, K. 2015. Human–felid conflict in corridor habitats: implications for tiger and leopard conservation in Terai Arc Landscape, India. Human–Wildlife Interactions 9 (1): 48–57.
  73. Swanepoel, L. H., Somers, M. J., Dalerum, F. 2015. Functional Responses of Retaliatory Killing versus Recreational Sport Hunting of Leopards in South Africa. PLoS ONE 10 (4): e0125539.
  74. Braczkowski, A. R., Balme, G. A., Dickman, A., Macdonald, D. W., Fattebert, J., Dickerson, T., Johnson, P. & Hunter, L. 2015. Who Bites the Bullet First? The Susceptibility of Leopards Panthera pardus to Trophy Hunting. PLoS ONE 10 (4): e0123100.
  75. Fattebert, J., Balme, G., Dickerson, T., Slotow, R., & Hunter, L. 2015. Density-Dependent Natal Dispersal Patterns in a Leopard Population Recovering from Over-Harvest. PLoS ONE 10 (4): e0122355.
  76. Askerov, E., Talibov, T., Manvelyan, K., Zazanashvili, N., Malkhasyan, A., Fatullayev, P., & Heidelberg, A. 2015. South-Eastern Lesser Caucasus: the most important landscape for conserving the Leopard (Panthera pardus) in the Caucasus region (Mammalia: Felidae). Zoology in the Middle East 61 (2): 95–101.
  77. Shehzad, W., Nawaz, M. A., Pompanon, F., Coissac, E., Riaz, T., Shah, S. A., Taberlet, P. 2015. Forest without prey: livestock sustain a leopard Panthera pardus population in Pakistan. Oryx 49 (2): 248–253. Abstract
  78. Farhadinia, M. S., Farahmand, H., Gavashelishvili, A., Kaboli, M., Karami, M., Khalili, B., & Montazamy, S. 2015. Molecular and craniological analysis of leopard, Panthera pardus (Carnivora: Felidae) in Iran: support for a monophyletic clade in Western Asia. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society 114 (4): 721–736.
  79. Kumar, V. 2015. Incidences of fetal deaths in rescued female leopards (Panthera pardus) of Shivalik Hills in Northern India. International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation 7 (2): 81–84.