The biggest cat in the world and here are the top 10

The biggest cats in the world and here are the top 10

1🐈Siberian Tiger (Panthera tigris)

Siberian Tiger
  • The common name for this type of Tiger is the Siberian Tiger.
  • The Scientific name of this tiger is Panthera tigris altaica.
  • The size of the Siberian tiger is 10.75 feet.
  • It weighs around  660 pounds.
  • The Size of Siberian Tiger is Equivalent to a 6 feet man.
  • The cubs of Siberian Tiger cant hunt until they are 18months old.
  • They will remain with their mother for 2-3 years.
  • They will survive until 15-17 years in the wild.
  • In order to survive they like to live in dense vegetation, access to water, and large ungulate -or hoofed- prey. 
  • They actually live in Northeastern China, Korea, Russia, parts of India, and around the Himalayas.

2.🐈Lion (Panthera leo)

  • The lion is a muscular, deep-chested cat with a short, rounded head, a reduced neck and round ears, and a hairy tuft at the end of its tail.
  •  It is sexually dimorphous.
  • The Adult male lions have a prominent mane, which is the most recognizable feature of the species.
  • The Average Lifespan of the Lion is 10 – 14 years (Adult, In the wild).
  • It actually Belongs to a Felidae family.
  • The Scientific name of Lion is Panthera leo.
  • It Runs with a Speed of 80 km/h (Maximum, In Short Bursts).
  • The Average weight of  Male is 190 kg (Adult), and Female is 130 kg (Adult).
  • It is a Carnivore Animal.
  • The Height of Male Lion is 1.2 m (Adult, At Shoulder), and Female is1.1 m (Adult, At Shoulder).

3.🐈Jaguar (Panthera onca)

  • Only 15,000 jaguars left in the world.
  • The Scientific name of Jaguar is Panthera onca.
  • The Average weight of Jaguar is 56 – 96 kg (Adult).
  • The Average Lifespan of the Jaguar is 12 – 15 years (In the wild).
  • The Height of Jaguar 63 – 76 cm (Adult, At Shoulder).
  • The Population of Jaguar is Gradually Decreasing.
  • It Actually Belongs to a Felidae Family.

4.🐈Cougar (Aka Puma and Mountain Lion) (Puma concolor)

  • Cougar is native to the Americas. 
  • Its range spans from the Canadian Yukon to the southern Andes in South America.
  • Cougar is the widest of any large wild terrestrial mammal in the Western Hemisphere.
  • The Average Height of Cougar is 60 – 90 cm (Adult, At Shoulder).
  • Its Speed is 64 – 80 km/h (Running).
  • The Scientific name of Cougar Puma concolor.
  • The Average Lifespan of Cougar is 8 – 13 years (In the wild).
  • They are in the least Concern (Population decreasing).
  • It actually Belongs to a FelidaeFamily.
  • The Average Weight of Male Cougar is 53 – 100 kg (Adult), and Female is 29 – 64 kg (Adult).

5.🐈Snow Leopard (Uncia uncia)

Snow Leopard
  • The snow leopard, also Well-known as the ounce.
  • Snow Leopard is the large cat native to the mountain ranges of Central and South Asia.
  • Snow Leopard is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List because the global population is estimated to number less than 10,000 mature individuals.
  • It is expected that they decline by about 10% by 2040.
  • The scientific name of Snow Leopard is Panthera uncia.
  • The Average Weight of Snow Leopard is 32 kg (Adult).
  • The size of Snow Leopard is Four to five feet with a tail up to 36 inches.
  • It Actually Belongs to a Felidae Family.
  • The Phylum of Snow Leopard is Chordata.

6.🐈Leopard (Panthera pardus)

  • The leopard is one of the five extant species in the genus Panthera.
  • It occurs in a wide range in sub-Saharan Africa, in small parts of Western and Central Asia, on the Indian subcontinent to Southeast and East Asia. 
  • Its Speed is 58 km/h (Running).
  • The Scientific name of Leopard is Panthera pardus.
  • The Average Lifespan of Leopard is12 – 17 years.
  • It Actually Belongs to a Felidae Family.
  • The Average Weight of  Male Leopard is 31 kg (South Africa's coastal mountains population), and female is 23 – 27 kg (Somalia population).
  • The Average Height of  Male Leopard is 60 – 70 cm (Adult, At Shoulder), and Female is 57 – 64 cm (Adult, At Shoulder).

7.🐈Cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus)

  • The cheetah is a large cat of the subfamily Felinae.
  • Which occurs in North, Southern and East Africa, and a few localities in Iran.
  •  It will survive in the forests like dry forests, scrub forests, and savannahs. 
  • Its Speed is 93 km/h (Maximum, In Short Bursts, Running).
  • The Scientific name of Cheetah is Acinonyx jubatus.
  • The Average Weight of Cheetah is  21 – 72 kg (Adult).
  • It belongs to Felidae Family.
  • It is in Vulnerable Position (Population decreasing).
  • The Average Height of  Cheetah is 70 – 90 cm (Adult, At Shoulder).

8.🐈Eurasian Lynx (Lynx lynx)

Eurasian Lynx
  • The Eurasian lynx is a medium-sized wild cat.
  • Eurasian Lynx are occurring from Northern, Central, and Eastern Europe to Central Asia and Siberia, the Tibetan Plateau and the Himalayas. 
  • It can also settle in boreal forests up to an altitude of 5,500 m. 
  • It Actually Belongs to Felidae Family.
  • The Average Height of Eurasian lynx is 55 – 75 cm (Adult, At Shoulder).
  • The Average Length of Eurasian lynx is 80 – 130 cm (Adult).
  • Scientific name: Lynx lynx
  • The Average Weight of Male Eurasian lynx is 18 – 30 kg (Adult), and Female is 8 – 21 kg (Adult).
  • They will eat 1-2kg of meat per day.
  •  Eurasian Lynx live for about 15 years in the wild and 21 in captivity.

9.🐈Clouded Leopard (Neofelis nebulosa)

Clouded Leopard
  • The clouded leopard is a wild cat.
  • Which occurring from the Himalayan foothills through mainland Southeast Asia into southern China. 
  • Since 2008, Clouded Leopard is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List. 
  • The Scientific name of Clouded Leopard is Neofelis nebulosa.
  • It is in the Vulnerable Stage (Population decreasing).
  • The Average Weight of Clouded Leopard is 12 – 23 kg.
  • The Average Length of Clouded Leopard is 84 cm (Adult).
  • It Belongs to Felidae Family.

10.🐈Caracal (Caracal caracal)

  • The caracal is a medium-sized wild cat.
  • Which is native to Africa, the Middle East, Central Asia, and India.
  • Caracal is characterized by a robust build, long legs, a short face, long tufted ears, and long canine teeth. 
  • Caracal's coat is uniformly reddish tan or sandy.
  • Caracal's ventral parts are lighter with small reddish markings. 
  • The Average Weight of Caracal is 12 kg (Adult).
  • The Scientific name of Caracal is Caracal caracal.
  • The Average Length of Caracal is 74 cm (Adult).
  • It Belongs to Felidae Family.
  • They are in the least Concern.

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