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 »

Names for groups of animals include pods of whales, exaltations of larks, knots of toads, packs of dogs, parliaments of owls and sloths of bears. In addition, cattle, horses and deer are all grouped into herds. More »

There is no official collective noun for the platypus animal because this mammal is typically a solitary creature, although a group of platypuses could be referred to as a "paddle." Collective nouns are usually created f... More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »