IMM - Flora and Fauna: photo 27
Photo 27 of 49 in Gallery: IMM - Flora and Fauna
Image title: Dhvanse-Cituva (Clouded Leopard)
Dhvanse-Cituva (ध्वांसे चितुवा) in Nepali refers to the animal Clouded Leopard (Neofelis nebulosa, from the Neofelis genus and Felidae family). It is is mentioned as one of the “Protected animals of Nepal”.
The word Dhvanse can also be transliterated as Dhvānse, Dhvāṃse, Dhvāse, Dhvamse or Dhvase.
The word Cituva can also be transliterated as Cituvā.
Together, they can be transliterated as: Dhvānsecituvā, Dhvāṃsecituvā (ध्वांसेचितुवा), Dhvāsecituvā, Dhvansecituva, Dhvamsecituva or Dhvasecituva.
The museum exhibitions in this gallery are from the International Mountain Museum in Pokhara. They belong to the category “Flora and Fauna Section” (vanaspati tatha jivjantu shakha).