Animal Species

Jaguar
Did you know?

Jaguars are strong swimmers and agile climbers!

Sponsors
March 2021 : Robin Scheppner; Sienkiewicz Faimly; Pam & Keith
May 2021: Annalynn Shuttleworth
December 2021 : In Memory of Vivian Gingrich; Rocco Scola
March 2022: Moczulski Family in honor of Kristi Hurst
August 2022: Sandra Guckes
November 2022: Marshal and Sue Chase
Habitat
Rainforests, swamps and scrublands in Mexico, Central America and northern South America
Size
5-6 feet long plus tail
Weight
200-250 pounds
Lifespan
20-24 years
Diet
peccary, monkeys, deer, large rodents, fish, etc.
Reproduction
1-4 young after 100 days gestation
Conservation Status
Near Threatened
Threats
habitat loss, depleted prey base and over-hunting