The Panther, p.5.

[Three Hundred Animals Contents]

IS in shape somewhat like the leopard, with which he has been often confounded by naturalists. His hair is short, sleek, and mossy, and of a bright yellow, beautifully marked with round, annular, black spots. He is fierce, greedy of blood, swift in the chase, and catches his prey by leaping from some lurking place, where he squats himself in the manner and shape of a cat, which he resembles in many points. His tongue, in licking, grates like a file. 

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