All about cats

What are the big domestic cats called

The big domestic cats are called lions, tigers, leopards and jaguars.

What is the name of the big cats' ancestor?

The big cats' ancestor is called the Felidae (or Felidae family).

How many cats are there in the Felidae family?

There are about 3,000 to 5,000 cats in the Felidae family.

What is a Neofelis?

Neofelis is the name of a group of cats, including the clouded leopards and the white lions.

How do you tell the difference between a leopard and a jaguar?

The jaguar has very long legs and the leopard has a very long tail.

How do you tell the difference between a tiger and a lion?

The tiger has vertical stripes on its face and the lion does not have them.

How many tigers are there in the world?

There are about 10,000 tigers in the world.

What are the big cats called that are found in Africa?

The big cats found in Africa are called lions and leopards.

How many lions are there in the world?

There are about 30,000 lions in the world.

How many leopards are there in the world?

The leopards are about 35,000 in the world.

What are the big cats called that are found in South and Central America?

The big cats found in South and Central America are called jaguars and cougars.

How many jaguars are there in the world?

There are about 7,000 jaguars in the world.

How many cougars are there in the world?

The cougars are about 6,000 in the world.

What are the big cats called that are found in Asia?

The big cats found in Asia are called tigers, leopards and snow leopards.

There are about 35,000 leopards in the world.

How many snow leopards are there in the world?

The snow leopards are about 7,000 in the world.

How many lions are there in Africa?

There are about 30,000 lions in Africa.

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