Jaguars by George Tomas
Are they easy to find The total number of jaguars throughout their range is unknown.
Endangered The Endangered Species act requires the US federal goverment to identify species that are threatened. The Jaguar is on that list.
what it eats Deer, peccary, crocodiles, snakes, monkeys, slothes, tapirs, turtles eggs, frogs, fish and anything it can catch.
what they look like • Height 2 1/4 to 2 1/2 feet • length 5 1/2 feet from nose to tip of tail • wight 100 250 lbs • color is yellow, tan, brown, or black
How does it gets its food Hunts mostly on the ground but sometimes climbs a tree and pounces on its prey from above.
Where it lives • Arizona • New Mexico • Texas • Mexico • Forest • rainforest • swamps • grassland • mountain scrub areas.
Threats • Human population growth • agricultural expansion • hunting and poaching by livestock ranchers.