There is no specific term used to describe a group of panthers, likely as a result of the solitary behavior that the animal exhibits. The word "panther" is used as a general reference to the black cats belonging to the P... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Large Cats

Panthers in the wild feed on small hoofed animals, such as deer, impala and gazelle. Some panthers also stalk and kill domestic animals, such as pigs and dogs, when human settlements are nearby. Panthers are strong swimm... More » Health Nutrition & Diets

The panther symbolizes different things across cultures. In Christianity, the panther represents Christ, while some Native American cultures saw it as a malevolent creature with strong links to warfare. In Greek mytholog... More » World View Symbolism
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Black panthers are not endangered because the term "black panther" is used for any black cat from a big cat species that is normally spotted. Black panthers are not a species on their own. Most black panthers are jaguars... 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 » Pets & Animals Mammals Large Cats

Panthers live in the western United States, Florida, western Canada and southern South America. Panthers can be found in deserts, prairies, swamps and forests. They are known by several other names, such as cougar, puma ... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Large Cats

The term "panther" is considered synonymous with the leopard, Panthera pardus, of which there are nine sub-species. Although the term "panther" is most tightly associated with melanistic leopards, the word is also applie... More » Pets & Animals Mammals Large Cats