The scientific name for tiger is Panthera tigris. The tiger is the largest cat on Earth, and is recognized for its beautiful orange coat with white markings and black stripes. More »

The scientific name for the jaguar is Panthera onca. Only tigers and lions are larger than jaguars. The name "jaguar" originates from a Native American word that means "a cat that kills with one leap." Jaguars are extrem... More »

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The Bengal tiger is named after the Bengal region in southern Asia, an area that overlaps with the tiger's current geographic range. Bengal tigers once roamed throughout the entire Indian subcontinent, but now the larges... More »

The scientific name for a black panther is Panthera pardus. The animal belongs to the kingdom Animalia, the phylum Cordata and the class Mammalia. Black panthers are in the order Carnivora, the family Felidae and the gen... More »

What makes a good tiger name is subjective, but there are many famous tiger names to choose from. Three examples from recent popular culture are Rajah, the tiger from Aladdin; Shere Khan, the villain in Jungle Book; and ... More »

The scientific name for the jaguar is Panthera onca. Only tigers and lions are larger than jaguars. The name "jaguar" originates from a Native American word that means "a cat that kills with one leap." Jaguars are extrem... More »

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The scientific name for the panther may be Panthera pardus, Panthera onca or Puma concolor depending on the specific animal being referred to. The term "panther" is used to describe the leopard (Panthera Pardus), jaguar ... More »

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