Jaguar is the third largest Big Cat after the Tiger and the Lion. This spotted cat most closely resembles the leopard physically, but it can also be found in black color. Although it is usually large and strong, and it's behavioral and habitat characteristics are closer to the tiger. Jaguar has an exceptionally powerful bite, even when compared with other Big Cats. Jaguar is mostly solitary, opportunistic, stalk and ambush predator.
Casey Craig explaining the construction and features of the new jaguar habitat to Stephanie. The Wild Animal Sanctuary is the largest carnivore sanctuary in the world and was designed to prioritize the welfare of the animals. Watch the story of this amazing refuge at www.WildKingdom.com.
petition: Save Jaguars from Habitat-Destroying Mining - Some of America's only wild jaguars are threatened by a proposal to expand mining operations near Arizona's Rosemont Mine. signatures on petition)
Right now, illegal logging in the Amazon is destroying jaguar habitat at a rapid rate. The species could be listed as endangered soon if nothing changes. https://secure3.convio.net/gpeace/site/Advocacy?cmd=display&page=UserAction&id=1617
The jaguar is a genuine big cat, because it growls and because it is big. Globally, it is third in size after the lion and tiger, but has the strongest bite of any cat. It employs its powerful jaws to crush the skulls of capybara, caiman and cows. This last detail is one of the reasons Pantanal farmers kill jaguars. Habitat loss, fires and some hunting are other issues, but Paul Donahue, a researcher who was staying with us gave us a half-hour, fact-packed lecture that suggested that the…