The Jaguar (Panthera Onca), is an endangered animal in our world. The Jaguar is usually 45-75 cm tall. 100-250 lbs, and it has a dotted pattern. It is the largest of the cat family, and has no subspecies. The jaguar lives in dense forest areas, and around the Amazon Basin. The temperature there ranges from 25-30 F, and it usually gets 250-300 mm of precipitation. The jaguar eats fish, birds, and also deer. They hunt for food and also stalk the prey. Find shelter in trees, on the ground, and in vegetation. The reason the jaguar is endangered is mostly because of humans and poachers. Jaguars are important to their environment because they keep the numbers of other animals down which can help the overall eco-system.


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