List of fictional big cats

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This list of fictional big cats is subsidiary to the List of fictional cats and other felines and includes notable large feline characters that appear in various works of fiction. This list excludes hybrid cross species such as Ligers and Tiglons.

Literature[edit]

Name Species Author Work Notes
Aslan Lion C. S. Lewis The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe A talking lion, the King of Beasts, son of the Emperor-Over-the-Sea; a wise, compassionate, magical authority (both temporal and spiritual); mysterious and benevolent guide to the human children who visit; guardian and saviour of Narnia. The author, C. S. Lewis, described Aslan as an alternative version of Christ, that is, as the form in which Christ might have appeared in a fantasy world. Aslan is Turkish for "lion".[1]
Bagheera Black panther Rudyard Kipling The Jungle Book Friendly, loyal, trustworthy, protective, sly, clever, serious and responsible character
Cowardly Lion Lion L. Frank Baum The Wonderful Wizard of Oz As his name implies, he is lion without any courage.
Grograman Lion Michael Ende The NeverEnding Story Dubbed The Many Colored Death (Graógramán, der Bunte Tod in German)
Guenhwyvar Black panther R. A. Salvatore
Hungry Tiger Tiger L. Frank Baum Ozma of Oz A gluttonous tiger who will not eat friends or defenseless beings due to his conscience.
Jad-bal-ja Lion Edgar Rice Burroughs Tarzan and the Golden Lion A companion to Tarzan.
Richard Parker Tiger Yann Martel Life of Pi Companion to Pi. Originally named 'Thirsty' but renamed to due to a name confusion with the hunter.
Shere Khan Tiger Rudyard Kipling The Jungle Book A dishonorable tiger who seeks to devour Mowgli and rule the jungle.
Stelmaria Snow Leopard Philip Pullman His Dark Materials Lord Asriel's daemon.
Tigger Tiger A. A. Milne Winnie the Pooh Does not like thistles, acorns or honey, but loves Malt Medicine.
The Tiger Who Came to Tea Tiger Judith Kerr The Tiger Who Came to Tea A tiger who eats Debbie out of house and home.
Yambo Cheetah André Mercier Our Friend Yambo A curious biography of a Cheetah adopted by a French couple and brought to live in Paris.

Film[edit]

These are non-animated notable large cat characters from film.

Television[edit]

These are non-animated notable large cat characters from television.

Animation[edit]

Comics[edit]

Video Games[edit]

Legends[edit]

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