Quick Answer: Can Jaguars And Leopards Interbreed?

Yes, they can; pretty much anything in the genus Panthera can interbreed with the others.

A leopard/jaguar hybrid is called a jagupard or leguar, depending on the parents (father’s species comes first).

The male offspring are infertile, but female leguars/jagupards are actually able to produce cubs with other Panthera.

Can a Jaguar mate with a leopard?

Add a jaguar or leopard to the mix (any of the four species of the big-cat genus, Panthera, can interbreed) and you get all sorts of crazy combinations. Though many hybrid animals are infertile, ligers and tigons are not.

Do Panthers mate with leopards?

Since the black panther is simply a black form of leopard, these can breed with regular spotted leopards. The offspring are not hybrids. See Mutant Big Cats for more information on black leopards. Leopards can be mated to jaguars and produce offspring called lepjag, jagulep or jagleop.

Can all big cats mate with each other?

Four of the five species of the big cats (the Panthera genus – lion, tiger, leopard, jaguar and snow leopard), the exception being the snow leopard can hybridize with each other to produce numerous hybrids. However, hybrids do occur by accident in captivity.

Who would win a fight between a jaguar and a leopard?

While they are probably both the most agile of the cats the Jaguar has shorter legs making it more easier to stick close to the ground and move around faster, making the Jaguar the most agile and best pound for pound fighter of the big cats. a Jaguar would most easily beat a Leopard.