Lazy Black Panther by Charlie Burlingame A black panther is typically a melanistic color variant of any Panthera species. Black panthers in Asia and Africa are leopards (Panthera pardus). Black panthers in the Americas are black jaguars (Panthera onca)
Black panther carrying her cub great shot here to see the pattern on the mother's coat. Panthers aren't a breed they are a coat color that occurs among Leopards and Jaguars. They are black with black spots. This looks to be a Jaguar.
Marvel Entertainment Also, we released this incredible piece of Black Panther concept art by Ryan Meinerding. Black Panther will appear in Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War in 2016 before launching into his own 2017 movie! More info here!