I remember Rabbi Avigdor Miller zt'l asking us what we would say to G-d when he asked us if we had seen his great wonders or if we had ignored them. After all , they are here not only for utilitarian reasons but for us to admire and enjoy and marvel at.
There are increasing reports of big cats all around America in areas where they were thought to be long gone.
Those reporting the sightings are reliable witnesses.
Wolves and ever increasing packs of coyotes that are also increasing in healthy groups even in New York and New Jersey.
They travel in packs through the woods of Ocean County including Jackson, N.J.
Big cats native to the United States are the Cougar, Jaguar, Bobcat, Lynx and the Black Panther which is a kind of Jaguar.
Black Panthers have been reported in the UK lately as well.
They can weigh up to 200 pounds and measure up to 7 feet in length.
They are known for their extraordinary fighting skills and extreme musculature.
While many articles say they do not exist, photos and eye witness reports tell an entirely different story.
|Mountain Lion/Cougar. Isn't he beautiful?|
The Cougar, or Mountain Lion, puma ,etc can weight up to around 180lbs. It stands about 32 inches high at the shoulder alone. They are long, slender with long tails. They live all throughout the United States from Florida to Washington .
Bobcats are not house cats by any means though they are smaller than cougars and panthers.
They can live almost anywhere , even on the edges of cities.
They can weight up to 40lbs and can be as long as 41 inches in length. He stands 24 inches tall
They are formidable hunters and are found all across the U.S.
It prefers to eat rabbits and hares but will dine on deer as well.
Lynx are more common in cooler areas. They are found from Michigan and Minnesota to Oregon and up into Canada and Alaska.
They can be up to 42 inches in length and up to 40 pounds in weight. They can be about 2 feet tall at the shoulder.
The Jaguar lives in the warmer climes. It is found along the Mexican border and well into Arizona and Texas.
It is the third largest cat after African Lions and Tigers.
Muscular and compact, males can weight up to 211 lbs , as long as 6 .5 feet long, 30 inches tall at the shoulder.
It has the hardest strongest bite of any feline at 2,000 lbf (910 kgf).
So powerful is this animal that it can drag a huge bull over 25 feet with little effort and pulverize the bones to powder as it eats.