Africa Loop / Main Path
Russia through southern Asia
Pale brown to dark chestnut with white on the shoulders, upper arms, back, flank and rear-end. Body is spotted with dark rosettes. They weigh between 66 and 154 lbs. The head and body measure approximately 40 to 75 inches long, and the tail adds another 28 to 37 inches. Males are larger than females. Eyes and ears are large.