The jaguar

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The jaguar is a carnivore feline subfamily and the genus Panthera Panterinos and the only of the four living species of this genus found in America. It is also the largest feline in theAmericas and the third in the world, after the tiger (Panthera Tigris) and lion (Panthera Leo). Its current distribution extends from the southern tip of the United States continued through much ofCentral America and South America to northern and northeastern Argentina. Except for some populations in Arizona (southeast of Tucson), this species has been virtually eradicated in the United Statessince the early 1900s.
The Jaguar inhabits Rainforest and Temperate Forests-Wet from some small towns in Sonora to Brazil and a small part of Argentina.
Unfortunately their habitat is being destroyedrapidly due to illegal logging and excessive logging so inhabited ecosystems are increasingly causing minor geographic isolation could cause permanent extinction in certain places like the Sierra MadreOccidental, the Sierra Madre transverse in Mexico and cause its complete eradication in countries such as Chile, Argentina and Brazil, as these are not very threatened because people hunt them fortheir fur, or ranchers to keep them away from their livestock.
The Jaguar is the largest cat in America, has a night vision binocular and retractable claws, usually eat birds, fish, deer, Primates,peccaries and Snakes, his beautiful coat is covered with beautiful rosettes serve as camouflage when hunting .
The Jaguars do not attack humans, in fact when humans are present the Jaguars try to avoidus and hide the fact that people still think they are fierce and wild animals has led to near extinction.
From puppies live with their mother until they are two years later separatedand lonely living all his life, frequenting only other Jaguars in breeding season, gestation lasts between 90 and 110 days. On average they give birth to 2-4 young per litter.
They love water and...
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