Clouded Tiger ( Neofelis nebulosa )
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This carnivore is spread in south-eastern Asia including Malaysia, Sumatra and Borneo. There it inhabits tropical rain forests and jungle. The Clouded tiger is 3 feet long with a tail measuring 2 feet which enables this mammal to balance on the trees. Its weight ranges from 40-60 pounds while males are heavier. His fur is very valuable and extremely beautiful. Its colour may vary from yellow to brown with dark brown spots.
Neofelis nebulosa feeds on deer, goats, wild pigs, birds, monkeys, fish, rodents and reptiles. It hunts all day long with an excellent ability to see at night and sleeps in trees. Its reproduction starts after reaching the age of 2 years and usually at the beginning of the year. The gestation time is approximately 3 months.
The clouded tiger belongs to endangered animals. Its habitat is being rapidly reduced and its fur is a valuable imported article. It is also believed that some parts of its body can be used for medical purposes.