The speed of this organism is 50 MPH
Jaguars prefer to hunt at night, with the cover of darkness. Not only does the darkness conceal her from the prey, hunting at night also gets around the problem of heat exhaustion, a problem for big cats that live in tropical climes.
aguars have jaws and a large head especially equipped for piecing the skull of their prey with their canines.
Jaguars prefer wet lowland habitats, swampy savannas or tropical rain forests.
Largest extant (living) cat of the Americas
Extinct North American cats, Smilodon and Megantereon, were larger
Smaller in equatorial regions and in dense forests, larger north and south of equator
Likely influenced by the size of available prey
Similar to leopards though larger
Chest more deep
Head more broad
The jaguar lives 12 – 15 years
In the wild.
The jaguar is the largest cat in the Americas. The jaguar has a compact body, a broad head and powerful jaws. Its coat is normally yellow and tan, but the color can vary from reddish brown to black.