jaguar

Panthera onca

the big cat.

The Jaguar is a big cat, a feline in the panthera genus, and is the only panthera genus found in the americas. The Jaguar is the third largest feline after the tiger and lion, and is the largest in the western hemisphere.

color morphism

colour morphism occurs in the species. a near black melanistic form occurs regularly. Jaguars with melanism appear entirely black, although their spots are still visible on close examination.

the beautiful spots on the jaguar are the most unique of any animal, similar to the cheetah and lepard.

The Jaguar IS an endagered species.

Haitat

the wondering location

the jaguar is found in the south central americas, from arizona all the way to brazil. in which the jaguar calls home, the jungles of south america provide a stable hunting ground,and safe living, but since the rainforest is being cut down we may cause this animal to dissapear