Contrary to popular belief, the black panther is not its own species. Rather, it’s the melanistic color variant of any member of the Panthera species. In other words, black panthers from Asia and Africa are actually leopards, and black panthers found in the Americas are jaguars.
- Scientific Name: Genus Panthera
- Characteristics: Stalking through the dark shadows of the undergrowth, this enormous cat’s unique coat doesn’t hinder its prowess as a hunter! Crafted by professional artists and hand painted with care, all Safari figurine are scientifically accurate with true-to-life details.
- Size and Color: Black panthers have dark black coats, and depending on the region in which they’re found, have the markings of either a leopard or a jaguar. 5 inches long and 2 inches tall, this figurine the size of a soda can laid on its side.
- The Black Panther is part of the Wild Safari® Wildlife collection.
- All of our products are Non-toxic and BPA free