Length:44-73 in, tail: 18-30 in.
Weight: males: 125-250 lbs. females: 100-200 lbs.
Sexual Maturity: 3 years
mating: non-seasonal in tropics, early autumn in extremes of range
Litter size: 1-4 cubs
Habit: solitary, except in breeding season, when they come together to mate
Diet: ground-living mammals, domestic stock, fish, frogs, turtles, and small alligators
Lifespan: can be up to 22 years