Greatest Big Cats

Emery
Nicest looking/cutest/most graceful... but most of all the K.I.N.G of the cats

The Top Ten

1 Tiger Tiger The tiger is the largest cat species, most recognizable for their pattern of dark vertical stripes on reddish-orange fur with a lighter underside.

I always start things like this by pointing out that I love both Lions and Tigers, both are amazing. But to me the fact that anyone could consider who would win in a fight a debate. The sad truth is we don't need to just debate man has done the unthinkable and unforgivable act of actually putting it into action, and not just a few times. There are many instances on record, most famously the Romans often had them fight to the death for entertainment. What they have shown is that it was never really a debate. As that requires two opposing sides with at least a similar chance at winning. But the records show it was no contest, The Tiger won against a Lion in some 95% of the fights. If you get down to it this makes since... A Male Tiger can way anywhere from 50-200 lbs (even more for Siberian) than a Male Lion while the Tiger is slightly shorter at the shoulder. With 25% larger paws and claws, and canines twice as long as a Lion. With forearms nearly twice as thick and a 12% stronger ...more

Tigers are more aggressive, faster and stronger than Lions pound for pound, they have better coordination and fighting skills, there are plenty of videos that prove this. Most people that are bias in favor of the lion don't take the time out to observe these facts. I am by no means trying to diminish the " King of the Jungle" title from lions, although most lions live in Savannah grasslands, and a more appropriate title would be "King of the African Savannah's" where they live in prides and may be considered superior in that region (since there are no tigers there), but when it comes down to the nitty gritty. The Siberian tiger reigns supreme as "Emperor of the big cats"

Lions have better coordination and fighting skills then a tiger

Most will say who would win in a fight not because of info and facts, but because they favor one over another. I'm giving the honest answer. I like all cats the same, but in a 1 on 1 fight between at lion and a tiger, the tiger would most likely win. Tigers are bigger and have denser muscles than lions do. A lion's diet consists of wildebeest, zebra, and buffalo. A tiger's diet consists of deer, crocodiles, gaur, and even bears. While the chances of a tiger and lion meeting and face off in a fight, chances are, a tiger would win. Tigers go for the kill quick, while lions pound and pounce. The mane on a lion does protect it, tigers also aim for other vital areas. In some circumstances however, a lion would win. Fights between a tiger and a lion often occurred in Rome, and the tiger won the majority of the time. Lions and tigers are both amazing animals, and please don't think I'm trying to be a jerk to lions, I'm just basing my answer of facts.

My favorite animal - Luckys

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2 Lion Lion The lion is one of the big cats in the genus Panthera and a member of the family Felidae. The commonly used term African lion collectively denotes the several subspecies in Africa.

They are truly the king of beasts. They are the masters of their environment and survey the plains with a majestic demeanor. They are very handsome as well.

I know the Tiger is stronger and would win in a fight. But this is the best not the strongest of cats and who could beat the King of the Jungle himself

Lions are awesome - ElSherlock

When I was little I thought lions were everything and there still my favorite animal

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3 Jaguar Jaguar The jaguar is a wild cat species and the only extant member of the genus Panthera native to the Americas.

I love the Black Panther mutation.

This can kill a caiman - ElSherlock

Jaguar have the strongest bite of any cat period, they are faster then lions and tigers and the are the best swimmers. Unlike lions who sleep and roll around for 90% of their entire lives, jaguars are more active and are spending their time hunting cooler prey. Crocodiles and anacondas scare lions, but they don't stand a against the fearsome Jaguar. Tigers are endangered which is a shame for a predator with such a cool design, but that just proves jaguars are superior and can go the distance. Also Jaguars may not be faster then cheetahs, but your silly little cheetah would get curve stomped by a Jaguar. Also this is 100% subjective but I think their pattern is the coolest, but that is just my opinion. I hope you people see it my way.

There are very cute tough and playful loving animals I think they are the best.

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4 Cheetah Cheetah The cheetah, also known as the hunting leopard, is a big cat that occurs mainly in eastern and southern Africa and a few parts of Iran. The cheetah is the fastest land animal, able to run up to 75 mph and can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just 3 seconds

I'm glad I picked this one because someone putted a lot of words and detail but they said they love all big cats and animals which is my comment! As I was saying I'm keeping as a pet lions, tigers, panthers, jaguars, leopards, cheetahs and lots lots lots lots more so you better watch your words animals are in my blood because there cute, playful, funny, clean and their very INteresting to watch and play with and I had been searching and watched plus talked about animals all my life and a zillions of animals are going to kiss huge and play with me all the time and I will never ignor and leave them by my side and one day I asked god that I wanna be the queen of mother nature because I'm going to protect feed play and give them lots of love no one loves animals more than me have a nice day P. S I bet animals will attack and hate you1!

Can run up to 60 mph in 3 seconds

Not only Fastest but smart too

Can see a prey from 5km away

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5 Snow Leopard Snow Leopard The snow leopard is a large cat native to the mountain ranges of Central and South Asia. The name "Snow Leopard" is due to its white fur, and the black spots dotted over it.

Snow leopards are my favorite big cats and my second favorite animal ( cats are first)

I like Snow Leopards because they're like Leopards but a Christmas version

Snowy

WHY ONLY SEVEN PERCENT!
Snow leopards ar majestic and beautiful, they should be first without doubt!

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6 Leopard Leopard The leopard is one of the five "big cats" in the genus Panthera. It is one of the most adaptable and the most widespread big cat; it's secrets being:well camouflaged fur; its opportunistic hunting behaviour, broad diet, and strength to move heavy carcasses into trees; its ability to adapt to various ...read more.

Deadly - ElSherlock

It’s just SO majestic. Need proof? Watch the documentary THE EYE OF THE LEOPARD

Leopards kill cheetah, survives longer than cheetah, more evolved than cheetah (can climb)

Leopards are graceful, tree-climbers, not only a great cat because of being a king of its trees they rule ground and trees! They are worthy of king just like tigers! I mean they must be strong to haul x2 their body weight up a tree! Don't you think!

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7 Puma, Mountain Lion, Cougar Puma, Mountain Lion, Cougar

Love this one - ElSherlock

Cougars are the best cat, I am 9 and I love wildlife my favorite wild animal is a cougar

I love these animals

Most intelligent between big cats. incredible bite but they still can purr!

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8 Amur Leopard Amur Leopard

Amur Leopard for life!

I hate poachers. I am a big fan and I love big cats and people are sick and mean and stupid because when found out they will go to jail. People if you have a heart, please vote. This leopard is very beautiful, and no matter what somebody would pay me I wouldn't kill this leopard for nothing, or any big cat for that matter. You would be an angel if you could help it survive. Please vote. It would be so sad if it went extinct.

I really hate poachers. They might get caught for killing wild cat but that does not change the fact that they killed one. I would give away every non-living possession that I have to save a family of wild cats because some humans are cruel to wild cats when they have done nothing against humans. Please help these wild cats in every way you can!

I love the amur leopard. Not only is it almost extinct, they are very beautiful. Come on guys they have only 35 left in the wild!

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9 Siberian Tiger Siberian Tiger The Siberian tiger, also known as the Amur tiger, is a tiger population inhabiting mainly the Sikhote Alin mountain region with a small population in southwest Primorye Province in the Russian Far East.

Largest tiger species - ElSherlock

Amazing

ALL TIGERS SHOULD BE AT THE TOP!

Siberian Tiger is the only Tiger, Why does this list have Tiger and Siberian Tiger?

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10 Clouded Leopard Clouded Leopard

Clouded leopards are agile and gorgeous.

Clouded leopards are very beautiful and are excellent at climbing trees. They are almost invisible in the trees with their beautiful spots.

I think these are most unique in their pattern and locale. Just see one to fall in love with them.

There's nothing to add. I cannot understand when someone did not fall in love with them.

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The Contenders

11 Bengal Tiger

Bengal Tigers are always stronger than Siberian Tigers

Some of these Bengal tigers tend to grow even stronger than Siberian tigers! And these things kill CROCODILES as if they were nothing! And my word, they are super-smart and courageous. They can also climb the straightest of trees!

THIS IS MY favorite ANIMAL! you would be evil not to vote for this animal

They are the biggest and more powerful cat in the world plus they are my favorite too

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12 African Leopard

Just amazing

So cool

13 Liger

Tigers are strong but are not in the same league of the male lion. The density of the Lion's bones and muscles goes in favor off the lion. The lion is stronger built at the point of being one of the toughest animal on earth. He possesses more stamina than a tiger and is strike carries more weight. The tiger's strike as little effect on a mature male lion. The difference is obvious when we see them hunting. Tigers use swiftness more then power when hunting and must do fast results. Tigers are not capable for long sustain efforts. If they fail one they usually don't do a second try. They easily retreat when they confront serious opposition. Rarely do frontal attacks unless it is safe they usually go by the back. They generally avoid combats. Being stronger and tougher, not as flexible as tigers lions get the job done by using more brutal force at a regular basic while at the same time having domestic combats and more serious combats as well. They can afford it because there are ...more

I like ligers, but the mother needs to be cut open so the baby will come out. Also due to the lack of growth hormones, it will literally grow it self to death, because it is a breed of two animals that would never meet in the wild. So, to conclude, I like ligers, as I said earlier, but it is humans "playing" God by breeding two animals that would never meet, let alone mate, so it causes harm to the mother and the child.
Also, I found out that in a few years, Hercules the liger will weigh about 2,500 lbs.

Homo sapiens : sick moronic bastards, don't deserve this planet - Noodle55

The lion/tiger hybrid. The largest cat on earth. - Zahveed

I love the way that they are the ultimate titan on land

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14 African Cheetah

Cheetah is the fastest animal on earth. It can reach up to 200 km/h

Cheetah is the fastest land animal in the world! It can reach speed upto 120 kmph and that's very amazing! - Muhammadfaiz786

15 King Cheetah

Yes, having reviewed all big cats, the speed, strength & beauty of this magnificent animal, makes him my favourite!

! I think that they should be in first place because of there beautiful stripes! You should vote for them

Whats the difference between a cheetah and a king cheetah, I mean really come on.

Good but far from enough

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16 Leopon

They are so cute

17 Northwest African Cheetah

This cheetah lives in the Saharan Desert. It is very skinny and has a long, skinny face. It has huge ears.

Cool but weird looking cheetah. Lives in the saharan desert and is very skinny and has big ears.

18 Persian Leopard

I believe that they are the best, because they are the biggest kind of leopard and also they are living in a challengefull environment

Subspecies,not kind

19 Smilodon Smilodon Smilodon was a saber-toothed cat from North and South America that lived 1.5 million to 10,000 years ago. It had a short tail, but very strong legs and paws for catching big prey. It was also 7.2 feet (2.2 meters) from nose to tail. ...read more.

Oh my gosh. This amazing creature should be in first. I don't care if I have never heard of it. It should be in first. Smilodons are perfect. Enough said.

20 Jaglion

King of the jungle.

21 Asian Cheetah

Cheetahs are the Fastest Animals. They can reach 200 km/h. Cheetahs are very beautiful.

22 Tigon Tigon

Never heard of this animal. Is it some kind of lion/tiger animal? - gymnastsofa

Never herd of it

cool

Tigons are awesome and really strong

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