News tagged with leopard

Apple to unleash Snow Leopard on August 28

Apple announced on Monday that its next-generation Snow Leopard operating system tailored for the California company's Macintosh computers will be unleashed on the market on Friday.

dateAug 24, 2009 in Software
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Clouded leopard cubs born at National Zoo

An endangered clouded leopard at the Smithsonian's National Zoo's Conservation & Research Center (CRC) in Front Royal, Va., gave birth to a genetically valuable litter of two cubs on Tuesday, March 24. The clouded leopard, ...

dateMar 25, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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Web browsers and iPhone hacked at contest

(PhysOrg.com) -- Hackers had a field day on the first day of the Pwn2Own contest, successfully attacking Safari, iPhone, Internet Explorer, and Firefox. The Pwn2Own contest is an annual event that encourages ...

dateMar 26, 2010 in Software report
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Why the leopard got its spots

Why do leopards have rosette shaped markings but tigers have stripes? Rudyard Kipling suggested that it was because the leopard moved to an environment "full of trees and bushes and stripy, speckly, patchy-blatchy ...

dateOct 20, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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World's rarest wild cat doubles in number

At least 57 Amur leopards now exist in Russia's Land of the Leopard National Park, up from just 30 cats counted in 2007, according to new census data announced last week. An additional 8-12 leopards were ...

dateFeb 24, 2015 in Ecology
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Where science feeds action, leopards win

Researchers from the field in South Africa demonstrate that threatened big cats truly can be saved through strategic and science-based conservation practices, according to a study published this week in the ...

dateAug 11, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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