Jaguars live for 12 to 15 years in the wild. Jaguars spend the first year of their lives with their mothers, after which they become solitary creatures only socializing with other jaguars for mating. More »

The jaguar can run at speeds of between 50 and 65 miles per hour. Although this animal can reach incredible speeds, it cannot maintain them for long. More »

The top speed a jaguar may reach is 50 miles per hour. However, jaguar habitat is typically dense jungle unsuited for open running. Sometimes the big cats engage in ambush hunting by dropping down from trees, but they ar... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Large Cats

The black panther, a term that encompasses black leopards and black jaguars, lives mainly in areas with dense rain forests. Black leopards live in Africa, Central Asia, India and China while black jaguars are found in La... More »

While they may live as long as 10 to 12 years, few cheetahs in the wild survive more than eight years. When kept in captivity, cheetahs generally live 10 to 12 years and may live as long as 20. More »

Leopards have a lifespan of up to 21 years in captivity. Leopards are apex predators, which means they are at the top of the food chain. Their only predators are humans, who hunt them for their fur, whiskers, claws and t... More »

Cheetahs live 10 to 12 years in their natural habitat. Most cheetahs are found in eastern and southwestern Africa, but their numbers are dwindling. It is estimated that there are 7,000 to 10,000 cheetahs left in the wild... More »