Date: Jan 2015. Leopards have a massive geographic range because they are very adaptable and smart. To the right is a map showing the areas where this 4th largest wild cat lives. Below are the countries, listed alphabetically, where the leopard lives (native):
Afghanistan, Algeria, Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Benin, Bhutan, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, China, Congo, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Guinea-Bissau, India, Indonesia (Jawa), Iran, Israel, Jordan, Kenya, Korea, Laos, Liberia, Malawi, Malaysia, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Niger, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Russia, Rwanda; Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa; South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Viet Nam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe.
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The data and map are from IUCN Red List. They provide the most up-to-date information, which is important because the places where the leopard lives is usually continually shrinking and/or becoming more fragmented. As you can see the range is no longer continuous. There are smallish areas in many places where the leopard is found.