A leopard, a large cat with a yellowish-brown coat and black-and-gold spots. Depicted in full profile on all fours facing left, with a long tail and its distinctive pattern.
Sometimes used to represent jaguars, panthers, cheetahs, and related cats. May also be used to indicate leopard prints in fashion. Not to be confused with 🐅 Tiger.
Google’s design is noticeably more cartoon-styled. Microsoft’s design was previously solid yellowish-brown in color, resembling a cougar or mountain lion.
📅 Leopard was approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010
and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015.