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LifestyleJaguars only mate to give birth to cubs. Once they give birth males will leave the female alone. The mother takes care of the cub for six maonts before teaching how to hunt. Afterwards they will try to get their own territory. Female territorys last from 25km2 to 40km2 which will overlap while male are double and do not overlap.

HabitatJaguars prefer to live in wetter lands such as rainforests marsh lands such as rainforsts in Central and South America mostly in the Amazon rainforests the one in the backround is one of the many places that jaguars live in

EndangeredJaguars are now endangered because humans poach them for their glossy skin to make coats, purses and handbags. People hunt them and the results are that they are extinct in El Salvador and Uruguay. They are also endangered because of cutting down their habitat. Farmers can phone jaguar hunters because they will eat their live stock. If humans do not stop killing jaguars they will soon be extinct. At the moment they are still threatened

DietJaguars are carnivores. Carnivores are animals that feed on other animals only. Jaguars prefer to eat deer,capybaras,dogs, armidillos, tapirs and sometimes anacondas. But they will eat smaller animals such as frogs, sloths, monkeys, fish, mice and birds if it can catch them. Some jaguars like to eat farm animals like horses and cattle. Jaguars eat many more different typea of animals depending where theu live

DesciptionJaguars are unique creatures with their fur places as smooth black spots layed on a rich golden back ground but their are also jaguars covered in black.They have sharp white teeth and can be seen swimming in lakes

Fun FactsThe Jaguar is agood swimmerIt is the only cat in the united states that can roarThey are the third largest cat in the worldThe name jaguar comes from the Native American word yaguar, which means "he who kills with one leap."Their fur is usually tan or orange with black spots, called "rosettes" because they are shaped like roses.Jaguars live alone and mark their territory with their waste or by clawing treesThe jaguar’s scientific name is Panthera onca.Jaguars are mammalsThey can live to be 12 to 15 years old in the wild.From the tip of his nose to the tip of his tail, a jaguar can be 240cm long.Jaguars are competent climbers, and will scale trees. They often use their standing point among the branches to pounce on unsuspecting prey below.A jaguars jaw is said to be the most powerful


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