Interspecies Conflict/cat match up


name wrote at 2012-12-15 06:57:37
I doubt a jaguar would beat a lioness, unless at parity. Lionesses are more experienced in fighting, hunting, and are actually more aggressive. They also very durable big cats. Jaguars arent particulary good fighters, despite their massive bite force and powerful built. On average, jaguars are 180 lbs as lionesses have topped 275 lbs. At maximum sizes, jaguars are 250 lbs. Lionesses are up to 350 lbs.

The brown bear would win against a jaguar. The jaguar would lack the dynamic size and strength to combat this beast, and an enraged full grown brown bear could destroy a 180 lb cat in minutes.  

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Jim Wilson


I can answer most questions relating to real or hypothetical situations. I have a better understanding of animal behavior and specifically predatory behavior and interspecies predatory relationships. Mammals is my field of expertise but I can do my best in answering questions regarding other animals. Small mammals are my favourite matchups. One or two prehistoric match-ups is OK, but please do not focus on them as they are outside my expertise.


Even before completing my degree I considered myself an expert in mammal behavior. Doing my degree only furthered my interest and knowledge in the subject. After uni I got the opportunity to spend 6 months in South Africa and Kenya where I spent nearly every day basically observing and studying the animals of the savanna.

BSc Degree in Zoology from the Melbourne University, Australia.

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