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Panther

Panther is the local name given to a number of large members of the cat family, commonly referred to as "big cats". Often (but not always), the word "panther" is applied to a black-colored variation of a species of big cat. Here is a breakdown of locations that use the term "panther" and to what cat species it applies to:

  • Leopard (black-colored variation; used almost universally)

  • Jaguar (black-colored variation; used frequently)

  • Puma The word panther as applied to pumas is most often used in the southeast United States as a reference to a rare subspecies of puma known as the Florida panther.

Panther is also a codename for the next major version of MacOS - 10.3. The current version, 10.2, is known by its codename Jaguar.



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