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Science Fact of the Day 6.5.12

A black panther is typically a melanistic color variant of any Panthera species. Black panthers in Asia and Africa are leopards (Panthera pardus). Black panthers in the Americas are black jaguars (Panthera onca).

The beautfull, and (ones) of my favorite animals- Ist a black PANTA (a Puma is brown) and a Jaguar

The beautfull, and (ones) of my favorite animals- Ist a black PANTA (a Puma is brown) and a Jaguar Mais

'Jaguar' - photo by Charlie Burlingame, via 500px;  Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, Florida

'Jaguar' - photo by Charlie Burlingame, via Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, Florida .black panthers are black jaguars.

[Hermosa pantera negra - Las panteras negras pueden adaptarse a cualquier condición climática y sobrevivir al ambiente frío y al caliente. Esta es la razón por la que han sido capaces de sobrevivir incluso después de haber sido puestas en peligro por la destrucción de sus hábitats debido a la deforestación y la caza extrema.]

Those eyes beautiful black panther. Fun fact: Black panthers can adapt to any climatic condition and survive both cold and warm environment. This is the reason why they have been able to survive even after the endangerment of their habitats by rapid defo

..A black panther is typically a melanistic color variant of any of several species of larger cat. In Latin America, wild 'black panthers' may be black jaguars. In Asia and Africa, black leopards, in Asia, possibly the very rare black tigers and in North America they may be black jaguars or possibly black cougars.  Captive black panthers may be black jaguars, or more commonly black leopards..

"This is a black female Jaguar that I captured at the amazing WHF in Kent. The Jaguar is the largest feline on the American continent, and is the only one of the world's 'big' cats to be found in the New World." AKA a panther.

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