Common name: Giaguaro

Scientific name: Panthera onca

Class: Mammalia

Order: Carnivoria

Family: Felidae

NutritionDeer, tapirs, armadillos, fishes and birds.

Features: It is the biggest American feline and the third biggest in the world after the tiger and the lion. It hunts using the typical feline system. It follows furtively the prey across the undergrowth, before launching the final attack, lightning quick and from close range; it is an able climber and swimmer.

Curiosity: The name of this animal derives from the word yaguar that means “he who kills with a jump”.

 Tropical forests of central and southern American plains
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