Siberian tigers are the largest living cats and can weigh up to 1,000 pounds or more. They are native to the forests of eastern Russia and parts of China and are critically endangered.
Bengal tigers are among the largest tiger subspecies and are native to the Indian subcontinent. Males can weigh up to 570 pounds.
Lions are the only big cats that live in social groups called prides. Male lions can weigh up to 550 pounds. They are found in parts of Africa and a small population in the Gir Forest National Park in India.
Jaguars are the largest big cats in the Americas and are known for their powerful build. They can weigh up to 250 pounds and are found in rainforests of South America, as well as swamps and grasslands.
Leopards are adaptable cats found in a variety of habitats across Africa and Asia. They can weigh up to 200 pounds and are known for their spotted coat.
Cheetahs are the fastest land animals, but they are not as large as other big cats. Adult cheetahs typically weigh between 77 and 143 pounds. They are found in parts of Africa and Iran.
Also known as pumas or mountain lions, cougars are found in North and South America. They can weigh up to 220 pounds and are known for their solitary behavior.
The caracal is a medium-sized wild cat native to Africa, the Middle East, and parts of Asia. They are known for their distinctive tufted ears and can weigh up to 40 pounds.