Not a big cat (Panthera), but definitely a large, beautiful feline. (Next time, we’ll check out the only big cat native to the Americas.)
The social behavior they film in Torres del Paine National Park is amazing and rare but not unheard of outside lions and their prides.
Tigers have been seen sharing food in the wild, for example, and domestic cats sometimes gather together for a night out.
The sociality of cats is much more complex than just “lions in prides”/”the rest are solitary” and apparently it very much depends on the setting.
- Cat Specialist Group
- Florida panther (US Fish and Wildlife Service)
- NPS safety tips in puma country.
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