Welcome
... Big Cats Online offers a general introduction to the various species of cat living in the wild today.
Big Cats
Discover the 'Big Cats', the Lion, Tiger, Leopard, Snow Leopard and Jaguar discover their distribution, natural history and their plight as we enter the Twenty-first Century. Conservationists around the world are working to ensure that these magnificent creatures continue to survive learn about the task ahead and how to help.
Find out more about the Jaguar
Small Cats
As well as their more famous 'Big Cat' relatives, the many species of medium and small cats are featured. Discover the intriguing life-style of the desert dwelling Sand Cat the remote existence of the Andean Mountain Cat and the close relative of the domestic cat, the African Wildcat.
Find out more about the Tiger Cat
Wild Cat Behaviour
Discover how the wild cats 'earn their living' from raising their young, establishing territory, hunting technique and social grouping Big Cats Online caries many articles on behaviour and species history.
Find out more about Wild Cat Behaviour
Did You Know?

That 'Black Panther' is a common name for more than one species of cat.

That the Sand Cat is able to survive without drinking water.

The cat's eye is highly adapted to see in the dark. It can resolve an image in six times as less light as the human eye!


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