Are There Black Panthers In USA?

Do panthers live in America?

They are found throughout Central and South America.

In North America, however, hunting has reduced their range to isolated areas in Mexico, western U.S.

wilderness areas, southern Florida and southwestern Canada, according to the Smithsonian National Zoological Park.

What states have Panthers?

Panthers historically ranged across the southeastern United States including Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, and parts of Tennessee and South Carolina.

Where do you find Black Panthers?

The term black panther is most frequently applied to black-coated leopards (Panthera pardus) of Africa and Asia and jaguars (P. onca) of Central and South America; black-furred variants of these species are also called black leopards and black jaguars, respectively.

Are there any black panthers left in the world?

“Black panthers are uncommon, only about 11 percent of leopards globally are black,” he added. “But black panthers in Africa are extremely rare.” The researchers’ findings were published in the African Journal of Ecology in January.