Panthers are a subspecies of wild cat found in America, Africa, and Asia. They inhabit woods, mountains, savannas, swamps, and even deserts. Panther resembles a leopard sans the spots. Its fur is golden or dark brown and its eyes are emerald. Panthers are a threatened species as a result of overhunting, habitat loss, environmental degradation, and global warming.
2. Adult animals reach a length of 7-8 feet and weigh between 100-250 pounds.
3. They eat meat and are carnivores (meat-eaters). They hunt and consume a wide variety of prey, ranging from birds and reptiles to huge mammals.
4. Panthers are capable of producing a powerful roar.
5. Panthers are lonesome creatures. They will only encounter each other during mating season.
6. Females will give birth to 2-4 babies after 3 months of pregnancy. She looks after them on her own.
7. Panthers develop an early ability to climb trees. They are the world’s strongest tree climbers.
8. The newborn cub’s eyes are closed and coated in pale fur.
9. Cubs learn to hunt from their mothers between the ages of 2-3 months.
10. Young panthers can kill medium-sized prey as early as nine months after birth. They are quick learners.
11. Black panthers have huge, powerful paws and razor-sharp claws that they employ to hunt.
14. Panthers do better than other cats in human-populated areas.
15. Panthers are capable of leaping up to 20 feet.
16. They have exceptional vision and hearing.
17. Panthers have a lifespan of nearly 12 years in the wild and can live up to 20 years in captivity.