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Topics: Jaguar, Tiger / Pages: 2 (540 words) / Published: Oct 1st, 2014
ENDANGERED ANIMAL ESSAY

NAME:Christian Femat
Period: 4
Date:5/27/14

The animal i chose to do for this project is the jaguar which is one endangered animal on www.fws.gov . The jaguar is often called a panther which is incorrect since the panther is a lepard .The scientific name for the jaguar is panther otha .The Jaguar often lives near water and are the third-largest big cat in the world after lions and tigers. The jaguar onced roamed from the surroundings southern tip of the continent to the mexico border . Jaguars are also quite good swimmers .
Jaguars live alone and define territories of many square miles by marking with their waste or clawing trees.These were just some facts on jaguars .

The jaguar has a very interesting diet it will basically eat whatever it can catch. Jaguars eat about 80 species of animals .Jaguars are known to eat deer, peccary, crocodiles, snakes, monkeys, deer, sloths, tapirs, turtles, eggs, frogs, fish and anything else they can catch.The jaguars jaw is so strong it can bite through turtle shells .Jaguars have a interesting environment the jaguar makes its home of habitats in deciduous forests, rainforests, swamps, pampas grasslands and mountain scrub areas.Most jaguars also like to live in wet and dark surroundings .It is also a great spot for them to hide and catch there prey.

Jaguars are the biggest cats in the America. Adult males weigh an average of 120 lbs .The jaugar has a strong, stocky body, deep chest, and short, sturdy legs that make them appear larger than they really are. Although they can weigh as much as 300 lbs.Adult females typically weigh around 70 lbs.The jaguar's coat pattern helps it remain hidden as it hunts for food.Some jaguars that live in the deepest parts of the rain forests have black fur that shows a faint pattern of black.These were some of the characteristics of the jaguar.

Now that you have learned some interesting facts on the jaguar (or

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