big cat

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Noun1.big cat - any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wildbig cat - any of several large cats typically able to roar and living in the wild
family Felidae, Felidae - cats; wildcats; lions; leopards; cheetahs; saber-toothed tigers
felid, feline - any of various lithe-bodied roundheaded fissiped mammals, many with retractile claws
Panthera pardus, leopard - large feline of African and Asian forests usually having a tawny coat with black spots
Panthera uncia, snow leopard, ounce - large feline of upland central Asia having long thick whitish fur
Felis onca, jaguar, panther, Panthera onca - a large spotted feline of tropical America similar to the leopard; in some classifications considered a member of the genus Felis
king of beasts, lion, Panthera leo - large gregarious predatory feline of Africa and India having a tawny coat with a shaggy mane in the male
Panthera tigris, tiger - large feline of forests in most of Asia having a tawny coat with black stripes; endangered
liger - offspring of a male lion and a female tiger
tiglon, tigon - offspring of a male tiger and a female lion
Acinonyx jubatus, cheetah, chetah - long-legged spotted cat of Africa and southwestern Asia having nonretractile claws; the swiftest mammal; can be trained to run down game
sabertooth, saber-toothed tiger - any of many extinct cats of the Old and New Worlds having long swordlike upper canine teeth; from the Oligocene through the Pleistocene
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And forthwith Tarzan set out to make life miserable for the big cat.
The moans and the coughing of the big cats mingled with the myriad noises of the lesser denizens of the jungle to fan the savage flame in the breast of this savage English lord.
But the porcupine, squealing and grunting, with disrupted anatomy trying feebly to roll up into its ball-protection, flicked out its tail again, and again the big cat squalled with hurt and astonishment.
The big cat had finished the milk and was rubbing its whiskered cheek sinuously against her skirt.
Well, a cheetah is just a big cat, and yet a saucer of milk does not go very far in satisfying its wants, I daresay.
10, with a full day of big cat programming to remind viewers why these vital apex predators are so important to protect.
Big Cat gets cream of design contracts BIRMINGHAM-BASED communications agency Big Cat has been appointed by West Midlands Integrated Transport Authority Centro as one of three successful suppliers to deliver creative and design-led services.
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A FLURRY of big cat sightings should spark a Welsh Government investigation, according to a Tory AM.
Millar Mr Millar added: Mr Millar added: "There have been a "There have been a number of sightings over number of sightings over the years of big cats in the years of big cats in the Welsh countryside, including in Conwy and Denbighshire, with tracks having been found in the snow a few years back in the Clocaenog Forest and a number of farmers having lost livestock mysteriously which show signs of big cat type attacks.
However, Ian Bond, an ecologist from Darlington who has sifted through more than 200 big cat reports, said he would be surprised if there weren't some real sightings out there.
BIRMINGHAM PR and events company Big Cat Group has taken over a London-based 'experience marketing' agency.