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).
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Black on Black! by Sue Demetriou Another capture of Athena the black Jaguar – however this time I wanted to do her completely on a black background; a challenge! Still don’t know if I have it right as didn’t have a flash gun and lets face it, I.