In ancient shamanism, the Soul of the Human who is a Black Panther has a sweet breath (truth) and even frightens the dragon causing it to try to hide in a hole. Almost all black panther shifters in shamanic realities are female.
Paris, Bibl. Sainte-Geneviève, ms. 0106, f. 100r. Evangéliaire à l'usage de l'abbaye Sainte-Geneviève de Paris (?) c 1520-1530 (?).