What are the top 5 largest cats?

The 5 big cats, all members of the panthera genus, are:Tiger

Lion

Jaguar

Leopard

Snow Leopard


The big cats are classified not only by size but due to their ability to roar. Some other cats are as big, or nearly so, but can not roar.

Siberian tiger, African lion, Jaguar, Puma, leopard in size order