Since the it has been considered politically incorrect to call a black cat a black panther. The big black cats are black leopards or black jaguars and are not referred to as black panthers by anyone who knows anything about big cats.
"Double Leopard" [Double the Snow Leopard, double the cute. The pair were found a couple of times sleeping in a hammock. Rio Grande Zoo - Albuquerque, New Mexico]~[Photograph by ~DeeOtter (Deidre Lantz) - January 12 2012 on
I ❤ baby big cats . A young black panther prowled in the grass at Tierpark Zoo in Berlin Tuesday. Female black panther cubs named Larisa and Sipura were born on April (Maya Hitij/Associated Press). /What a cutie EL.