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Panther may refer to:

Large cats[edit]

  • Pantherinae, the felid subfamily that contains the genera Panthera and Neofelis
  • Panthera, the felid genus that contains tigers, lions, jaguars, leopards, and snow leopards
  • Panther (in Africa and Asia), the leopard (Panthera pardus)
  • Panther (in North and South America), the cougar or mountain lion (Puma concolor)
    • Florida panther, a subspecies of cougar (Puma concolor coryi or Puma concolor couguar) found in southern Florida
  • Panther (in South and Central America), the jaguar (Panthera onca)
  • Black panther, a black variant of leopard or jaguar
  • White panther, a white or very pale variant of leopard, jaguar or cougar
  • Panther (legendary creature), a mythical creature resembling a large black cat





Media and entertainment[edit]


  • Panther tank, used by Germany in World War II
  • Iveco LMV, a small armoured vehicle supplied to the British Army branded as the BAE Panther
  • RG-33, Medium Mine Protected Vehicle, supplied to the US Army as the BAE Panther

Political groups[edit]


  • HMS Panther, the name of at least five ships of the Royal Navy
  • USS Panther, two vessels of the United States Navy
  • SMS Panther, a German gunboat, which sparked the Agadir Crisis in 1911
  • SS Panther, an Italian ferry in service 1962-68



  • PANTHER, (Protein ANalysis THrough Evolutionary Relationships)

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