Jaguar

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Jaguar
Temporal range: 0.5–0 Ma
Middle Pleistocene – Recent
Jaguar (Panthera onca palustris) male Three Brothers River.JPG
Male Pantanal jaguar near Three Brothers River in Brazil
Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Mammalia
Order: Carnivora
Faimily: Felidae
Genus: Panthera
Species: P. onca
Binomial name
Panthera onca
Panthera onca distribution.svg
Jaguar range
Red: Current range
Bricht pink: Umwhile range
Synonyms

Felis onca Linnaeus, 1758

The jaguar (Panthera onca) is a big cat, a feline in the Panthera genus, an is the anerlie Panthera species foond in the Americas. The jaguar is the third-lairgest feline efter the tiger an the lion, an the lairgest an maist pouerful feline in the Wastren Hemisphere. The jaguar's present range extends frae Mexico athort muckle o Central Americae an sooth tae Paraguay an northren Argentinae. Apairt frae a kent an possibly breedin population in Arizona (sootheast o Tucson), the cat haes lairgely been extirpatit frae the Unitit States since the early 1900s.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Quigley, H.; Foster, R.; Petracca, L.; Payan, E.; Salom, R.; Harmsen, B. (2017). "Panthera onca". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: e.T15953A123791436. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T15953A50658693.en. Retrieved 22 October 2018.