African leopards or scientifically known as the Panthera pardus pardus; They are a subspecies of the Leopard or Panthera pardus. The African leopard is the only species so far that has the most characters in
Africa, along with being the first species to be introduced in the comic; The first African leopard being Africa's mother, Giza, being a melanistic African leopard. There is also a color mutation that exists within the subspecies, giving the leopard the "strawberry" like color to their fur. The only leopards that have this color variant in the comic are Tumaini (fanmade) and Binti.
The African leopard is also on the endangered species currently, having around 12,000 to 14,000 leopards left in the wild in 2014.
Africa's African Leopards
There are currently 27 African leopard characters in the series; 7 appearing in the comic itself, that being Giza, Africa, Chui, Mosi, Binti, Jua, and Sahara; And the other 12 being Tumaini, Tofauti, Simulizi, Zito, Hasira, Chuki, and Kwanza.