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Kintpuash, also known as Captain Jack, was convicted of war crimes and executed for his actions in the Modoc War (read more)
Following her Hollywood career she spent a brief time in television but then moved on from acting. She entered politics and became a diplomat with an appointment to represent the United States at a session of the United Nations General Assembly, and then serving as United States Ambassador to Ghana and later to Czechoslovakia, and as Chief of Protocol of the United States. She also sat on the boards of many corporations and organizations including The Walt Disney Company, Del Monte Foods, and the National Wildlife Federation.
Temple was the recipient of numerous awards and honors including the Kennedy Center Honors and a Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award. She remains an inspirational cinematic legend, beloved by the public for her brilliant performances when just a child. Unlike many Hollywood child stars who lost their way, Temple retained her dignity and went on to serve her country both at home and abroad for many years.
Leopards are either light colored (pale yellow to deep gold or tawny) with black rosettes or with black fur. The melanistic leopards, which are either all-black or very dark in coloration, are known as black panthers.
The leopard is the most widely distributed of the big cats, being mainly found in most of sub-Saharan Africa and in south Asia, and including fragmented populations in North Africa, the Middle East, India, Indochina, Malaysia, and western China. It was once distributed across southern Eurasia and Africa from Korea to South Africa and Spain, but it has disappeared from much of its former range.