A black panther is typically a melanistic color variant of any of several species of larger cat. In the Americas, wild 'black panthers' may be black jaguars (Panthera onca), while in Asia and Africa, black leopards (Panthera pardus)
Japan is covered in magical and irresistibly cute animal sanctuaries. We’ve heard about the bunny island, but there’s also a fox village, where six different species of fox romp and play together in a battle for your attention (and probably for your food, too). This magical oasis of foxiness is called Zao Fox Village, and it’s located in Japan’s Miyagi prefecture.
Including the fastest mammal, the ability to roar, incredible hunting skills and stunning stripy and spotted coats, the big cats are some of the most recognised and admired species on our planet. Which one are you?!
I cannot help thinking when I see all the pictures of Big Cats on Pinterest that it is a ode of farewell. And mostly I don't like the pics because many are from zoo settings as the largest population of Big Cats are caged.