Contribution to Zoology, 76 (1) – 2007

Short notes and reviews

Taxonomic uniqueness of the Javan Leopard; an opportunity for zoos to save it

Spartaco Gippoliti1, Erik Meijaard2,3

1.  Conservation Unit, Pistoia Zoological Garden, Via Pieve a Cella 160/a, 51030 Pistoia, Italyspartacolobus@hotmail.com

2.  The Nature Conservancy-East Kalimantan Program, Jalan Gamelan no. 4, Komp. Prefab, Samarinda, 75123, East Kalimantan, Indonesiaemeijaard@tnc.org

3.  School of Archaeology and Anthropology, Bld 14, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

Keywords: captive breeding, Java Panthera pardus, subspecies