Leopard Research and Identification

How to Identify Individual Leopard

During your stay in Usangu, you will get the opportunity to identify leopards using various methods.

The identification can be made using photos from game drives, or you can set up a camera trap. Using the data you gather, you'll complete an identification form available at the research center.


Please ensure you log your leopard sightings on iNaturalist; below is the iNaturalist sightings record for leopards in the Usangu area:

0 sightings have been recorded so far for this species.

Leopard identification

We are trying to identify all Leopard in the Usangu area, and you can help by recording individuals. Leopards are identified using their whisker patterns, unique spot patterns, and any specific markings/scars they may have. At Usangu, you will have access to ID Pages for all predators. Please complete the form and record the individual sighting if you have quality images.

Image source: leaopardtrails.com

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