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Brazilian Rainforest
Pantera libra: Masters of the Silent Kill The Brazilian Rainforest is home to a myriad of exotic animals, each equipped with their own fair share of abilities to survive in the wild. There are one thousand seven hundred species of birds, six hundred ninety-five amphibious species, six hundred fifty-one species of reptiles and five hundred seventy-eight mammalian species (Butler, 2014). In Brazil resides one-third of the world’s rainforests, which is nestled right around the Earth’s equator (Butler, 2014). As a result, the rainforests experience humidity and year-round precipitation, giving the rainforest the ideal components for a jungle environment. Deep inside the Brazilian rainforest is a species of animal that one has to see to believe. …show more content…
The Armored jaguar achieves locomotion by walking and running. In order to be able to move the animal has to overcome friction moving each leg in a rhythm with each step. Humans in this case are bi-pedal, or two-legged creatures and as a result it is hard to move at top speeds and suddenly being forced to change direction without losing any of their speed. However, this is not the case for this beast of jungle as it is able reach its top speed of one hundred four kilometers per hour all while being able to change direction instantaneously without losing a single step. This is thanks to its muscular and skeletal composition. By having bones that are less dense than those found in humans, combined with a muscular body consisting mostly of fast-twitch muscle fibers, it is able to deal with less weight, take off and be in full pursuit of another creature at a moments’ notice. When this animal is in pursuit of its prey, it usually gets what it is after thanks to the abilities that enables it for hunting. The Armijaguar is a mute creature, it does not growl or roar at all. This gives the animal an advantage by using the element of surprise. When the beast decides to come out of hiding, it pounces and drives its claws into the abdomen of its prey. One of the Armijaguar’s unique features is the neurotoxin it carries within its claws. Once the toxin enters the prey’s bloodstream, the animal will start to become stagnant and eventually paralyzed within a matter of seconds since the neurotransmitters are unable to travel across the synapse to compete action potentials and other motor functions. This ensures that the prey does not try to resist and makes it much easier to take back to where it

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