A kunark is a species of big cat native to North American. It is the only species of cat in a genus panthera to be found in North America, along with jaguars. They resemble a liger, but are about the size of an average-size Bengal tiger. Their ancestors were a group of prehistoric Siberian tigers that migrated to North America during the last Ice Age. They are the main predators of deer species (including the moose), pronghorn, and bison, but can also prey on introduced wild boars, domestic cattle, domestic pigs, domestic sheep, and (rarely) humans. They are found in North American grasslands, forests, swamps, savannahs, savannah-like scrublands, and marshes. They are the second least endangered panthera cats, second only to the jaguar.
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