Name: Jaguar, Panthera onca, related to the Leopard, Lion and Tiger.
Description: A large feline mammal with tawny coat spotted with black rosettes.
Location: Mexico, Central and South America and occasionally southwestern United States
Special Features: Averages 5-8 feet long
Can weigh up to 340 pounds
Can live to 11 years in wild, up to 20 in zoos
Shy in nature
Diet: Will survive on anything from herd animals to insects.
Neat Fact: Jaguars mark their territory with urine, scent markings, and by scratching trees.