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Historical Background
weight and height of jaguar
Jaguars habitat
Jaguars adaptations
Jaguars Prey and Predators
Things being done to save the jaguar.

Historical Background

The jaguar was the most feared and respected animal in the Mesoamerican world(a region extending south and east from Mexico).

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In the pictures of the Maya, the rulers are wearing jaguar outfits.

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Sometimes in the Mayan art the jaguar is shown.