Best Places to See Big Cats

Do you want to find out what the best places to see big cats in the wild are?

The term “big cats” is typically used to refer to any of the five living members of the genus Panthera, namely the Lion, Leopard, ( African and Snow Leopard), Jaguar and the Tiger.

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The formidable alpha predator. Fabled and Fierce; Lions are big and strong.

The lion: Serengeti National Park

It is number one on the list of the Best Places to Spot Leopards in Africa.  If you need to see a leopard, go to the place where their populations  are the densest in Africa.

The African Leopard: Kruger National Park

It is believed to have the world’s densest population of snow leopards. The  park is home to a number of species of endangered mammals.

The Snow Leopard: Hemis National Park

Kruger Park holds approximately 200 cheetahs, making sightings rare but still possible and accommodating a range of other big cats and the big 5.

The Cheetah: South Africa

Cockscomb is the world’s first reserve explicitly created to protect jaguars. Designated in 1986, comprising of primarily tropical moist forest.

The Jaguar: Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary

Valued as a symbolic icon of natural heritage. The tiger, one of the  largest land mammals in the world, has always intrigued and amazed those  lucky enough to encounter them.

The Tiger: Bandhavgarh National Park

Located in the southwest of Andalusia and mostly belonging to Huelva, this National Park includes the highest population density of Lynx in Spain.

The Lynx: Parque Nacional y Natural de Doñana

Patagonian pumas are bolder than their northern counterparts, probably because  they’ve been the top predators in this South American region for some  10,000 years.

The Cougar (Puma): Torres del Paine National Park

These beautiful wild cats are however incredibly elusive and are not commonly a subject of tourism or encounters.

The Caracal:

There is still more to learn about these incredible creatures!

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