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Jaguar

Panthera onca

Living in the trees or swimming in waterways, jaguars are well-adapted to the rainforest. Anything is on the jaguar’s menu, from fish to caiman to deer. With the highest bite strength of any cat, the jaguar’s trademark technique is to bit right through an animal’s skull.


Found At

Rainforest

CONSERVATION STATUS

Threatened

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