The European lynx (Felis lynx), and the wild cat, both skulk through the Pyrenean forests; the former now only rarely seen.
It does not appear that the true lions (Felis leo) had as yet entered Europe.
A small panther and the clouded tiger (so called)—Felis macroscelis—are the largest animals of the cat kind that occur in Borneo.
This is the Felis uncia, allied to the panther and the cheetah.
For the larger animal Felis pardus is appropriate, and the leopardus of Temminck, Schreber and others is not.
Naturalists might assign it to the species "Tigris regalis," or "Felis pardus."
Felis onca, to give the animal the dignity of his full official title, is most like the leopard or panther of the Old World.
The jaguar (Felis onza) is found now and then on the summits of the barrancas.
But there is only one true representative of the genus Felis, and that is the animal in question.
The leopard (Felis pardus) is frequent in the warm regions and often ascends to considerable altitudes.