Jaguar vs Panther: 6 Key Differences Explained

Today, we’ll mainly concentrate on the key differences between melanistic leopards (panthers) and spotted jaguars.

Jaguar vs Panther: Size

Jaguar: 120 to 210 pounds 25 to 30 inches at the shoulder

Panther: Up to 130 pounds 23 to 28 inches at the shoulder

Jaguar vs Panther: Color

Jaguar: Pale yellow or tan and covered in black spots

Panther: Black, often with the appearance of the rosette markings visible in the coat

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