Panther Facts

Panther Facts
Panther Panthers are type of wild cats that inhabit America, Asia and Africa. They can be found in rainforests, swamps, savannas, mountains and even deserts. Panther looks like a leopard without dots. It has yellow or dark brown fur and emerald eyes. Panthers are endangered species because of excessive hunting, loss of natural habitat, environmental pollution and global warming.
Interesting Panther Facts:
Panther is known as black jaguar in Latin America, as black leopard in Asia and Africa, and as black cougar in North America.
Adult animal has 7-8 feet in length and weighs between 100-250 pounds.
They are carnivores (meat-eaters). They hunt and eat everything from birds and reptiles to large mammals.
Panther can produce loud roar.
Panthers are solitary animals. They will meet only during mating season.
After three months of pregnancy, female will give birth to 2-4 babies. She takes care of them by herself.
Panthers learn to climb the tree early in their life. They are strongest tree climbers in the cat world.
Eyes of the newly born cub are closed and covered with light fur.
At age of 2-3 months, cubs learn how to hunt from their mother.
Just nine months after birth, young panthers can catch medium-sized prey. They learn quickly.
Black panthers have large and strong paws and sharp claws that are used for hunting.
Panther can survive in areas populated with humans better than other cats.
Panther can leap up to 20 feet.
They have excellent eyesight and sense of hearing.
In the wild, panthers can live up to 12 years and in captivity up to 20.

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