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Old 02-02-2016, 03:13 PM
 
Location: Pahoa Hawaii
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Jaguar is smaller than a Puma and spotted- just looked it up.
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Old 02-04-2016, 09:37 AM
 
Location: Amelia View
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Off topic a bit, but a jaguar can be spotted or be melanistic (black) while a puma/cougar/panther has varying degrees of tawny but never black. (The other Cat that can be black is a leopard ... research also believes certain cats in the Lynx family, like the Florida Bobcat, may have the melanistic gene.) Conversely to what we've been brought up to think, there are no black panthers (heck, even my high school mascot was a black panther).

Technically a puma/cougar/panther is not classified as Big Cat even though it can be similar in size to a leopard or jaguar (Big Cats = lions, tigers, leopards, jaguars). Cougars are the largest of the Small Cats. Big Cats can't purr, Small Cats can.
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Old 02-04-2016, 09:49 AM
 
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How about ocelots, lynx, jagaurundi? The list goes on and on:




Small Wild Cats List | Small Wild Cat Types, Species - BigCatsWildCats


It does seem to take a lot of reading to understand what distinguishes each from the other. The biggest differences other than appearance seem to be delineated by climate, terrain and habit.
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Old 02-04-2016, 11:50 AM
 
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some more:
england / great britain / united kingdom

holland / netherlands (the dutch)

also, america / united states for that matter.
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Old 02-04-2016, 01:03 PM
 
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some more:
england / great britain / united kingdom

holland / netherlands (the dutch)

also, america / united states for that matter.
Sorry. Elementary school children aren't supposed to be signed up on C-D. You should find your answers elsewhere.
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Old 02-05-2016, 01:05 PM
 
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Puma, Panther, jaguar and cougar are all the same, the name is different per the geographical location. Panther is usually the name used for a black version of the cat.

Male goats are Billys, male sheep is a ram. Female sheep is a ewe, not sure what a female goat is, but baby goats are kids and sheep are lambs.

Jungles indeed have trees- lots of them and they can be quite tall. A jungle is just a forest in the tropical regions.

Pond and lake is a matter of size. Sea is saltwater, not fresh water.

Crocks are smaller than alligators and have a longer and more skinny mouth.
Falcons are smaller than Hawks. Throw in Kestrals too.


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A puma, panther, mountain lion, cougar are the same animal but with different names. A jaguar is a totally different cat. It's the third largest wild cat in the world after the tiger and lion. Jaguars are native to south, central and even southern parts of North America. There used to be a population of them in the southwestern US. There is currently one living in Arizona which migrated up from Mexico a few years ago. This is a video taken of the jaguar living in Arizona. You can see, it looks nothing like the smaller cougar.

Video shows 'El Jefe,' only known wild jaguar in US - Story | KSAZ
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Old 02-05-2016, 01:07 PM
 
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Jaguar is smaller than a Puma and spotted- just looked it up.
Wrong. It's much large than a Puma which is a cougar or mountain lion. They are not related other than both being cats
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Old 02-05-2016, 01:10 PM
 
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some more:
england / great britain / united kingdom

holland / netherlands (the dutch)

also, america / united states for that matter.
This is silly and wrong for obvious reasons to anyone familiar with geography.
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Old 02-09-2016, 01:20 PM
 
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meteor / asteroid / comet

meteor / meteorite / meteoroid

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Old 02-09-2016, 04:11 PM
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Google and dictionary.com are your friends.
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