Lazy Black Panther by Charlie Burlingame A black panther is typically a melanistic color variant of any Panthera species. Black panthers in Asia and Africa are leopards (Panthera pardus). Black panthers in the Americas are black jaguars (Panthera onca)
This Ocelot Kitten Met His Best Friend, Blakely the Dog, at the Zoo—Watch Their Adorable Playdate!---My Grandmother had an Ocelot for a while and I have a photo of him in our pool. I am very very against people owning any kind of wild animal as a pet.