Nat Geo WILD Big Cat Week

by Rebecca on November 28, 2013

in Pet Talk

Don’t miss Big Cat Week starting Friday, November 29, 2013 on Nat Geo WILD

Unlikely Animals Friends

Photograph by National Geographic Channel/Freya Short

Betty White sitting with a cheetah and its partner dog, Yeti, an Anatolian Shepherd.

Bite For Bite

Photograph by National Geographic Channel/Lorne Kramer

Nindiri, an adult female jaguar, sleeping. For their jaws relative to their size, they have the most powerful bite of the “big cats.”

Big Cat Naps

Photograph by National Geographic Channel/Lorne Kramer

Orson is a male, melanistic jaguar, born on October 21, 1992. From the tip of its nose to the tip of its tail a jaguar can measure up to 6 feet in length and weigh as much as 250 pounds.

Saying Hello

Photograph by National Geographic Channel/Owen Gay

Lions are the most sociable cat and like these guys, will live in a family group called a pride. In the wild that might be up to 30 strong but at the San Diego Zoo, 3 is plenty.

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