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Name: Jaguar

Scientific Name: Panthera once

Chinese Name: 美洲虎

Description: Jaguar is the largest cat in America, and its size is between tiger and leopard, distributing from North America to South Argentina. 

Jaguar is a unique species, its head and neck are wider than Leopard, Jaguar is stockier and heavier, with shorter, thicker tail. Jaguar has dark spots on its back, called rosettes, with an irregular broken border and often a dark spot in the center. 

Jaguar is usually found in forests, mountainous areas, grasslands, swampy areas and even deserts. Jaguar usually live alone except the breeding seasons. Jaguar prey at night, and good at climbing trees, swimming and running.