All Big Cats Species. We all know about the wild cats such as lions, tigers, cougars, leopards and even jaguars, but there's a whole world of small and big cats out there, especially a bunch of rare cat breeds that you've probably never heard of! The wild cats list is a complete list of the amazing big cats and small wild cats from all over the world, including north america, central america, south america, europe, asia and africa.
Despite enormous differences in size, various cat species are quite similar in both structure and behaviour, with the. Sadly, all the reasons that cats are declining arise from people, especially the conversion of wild habitats into farmland, pasture and cities, and the loss of their prey species. However, the genus panthera can all interbreed, and pumas can interbreed with leopards.
* the exact number of cat species is liable to change as research into cat classification is ongoing.
Lion, tiger, jaguar, leopard, and snow leopard. The jaguar (panthera onca) is in the third position in our list of big cats species and is also a big cat native to the americas. Except for the snow leopard, these big cat species can roar. The tiger is one of four species that belong to the genus panthera, more commonly referred to as the 'roaring cats'.