Beautiful Big Cats

The term big cat – which is not a biological classification – is used informally to distinguish the larger cat species from smaller ones. One definition of “big cat” includes the four members of the genus Panthera: the tiger, lion, jaguar, and leopard.

The term big cat – which is not a biological classification – is used informally to distinguish the larger cat species from smaller ones. One definition of “big cat” includes the four members of the genus Panthera: the tiger, lion, jaguar, and leopard. Members of this genus are the only cats able to roar. A more expansive definition of “big cat” also includes the cheetah, snow leopard, and cougar. These “roaring cats” are also sometimes distinguished from the other big cats by the term great cats.

But now we suggest you to take away from the ‘terms’ and to make a closer look at these beautiful big cats, which sometimes not so big (see the picture below). Enjoy the gallery below. [via JoeJet]

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