Jaguar

Panthera onca

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The jaguar (Panthera onca), also known in South America as (painted)onça, is the only extant Panthera species native to the Americas. The jaguar's present range extends from Southwestern United States and Mexico across much of Central America and south to Paraguay and northern Argentina. Though there are single cats now living within the western United States, the species has largely been extirpated from the United States since the early 20th century. It

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  1. (c) Douglas Trent, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/7272878
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panthera_onca

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