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Yala National Park

We went to Yala national park three days ago, it mainly contains leopards and elephants. We queued for ages to see a leopard showing his bottom to us from a tree.

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Here are some facts about leopards:

Fast facts about leopards:
Weight: 30 – 80 KG
Height: 1 – 1/2m
Length: 7.75ft – 10.75ft approx.
Protection status: near threatened
Diet: Carnivore
Type: Mammal
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Facts about leopards:
*They drag their prey onto a tree so scavengers don’t steal it while the leopard sleeps.
*Female leopards are able to give birth at any time of the year.
*They usually give birth to two grey cubs with barely visible spots.
*The leopards move their cubs around from safe place to safe place until they are old enough to get their own food.
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In Yala there was also lots of elephants.

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