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Panthera onca


The Jaguar is the world's 3rd largest cat and the Neotropic's largest predator. This elusive feline is best seen along the Cuiaba River in Brazil's Pantanal at the end of the Transpantaneira Road, which is where I photographed this female.


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zapabio 9 years ago

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zapabio 9 years ago

você minha a missão que crie só com mamíferos do Brasil? coloca essa foto lá! Obrigado

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Noah Fields 9 years ago


Smith'sZoo 9 years ago

crazy beautiful!

KevinBBabbitt 9 years ago

WOW! i would love to see a jaguar in the wild i bet that was amazing!

bayucca 10 years ago

I am VERY jealous!!!

KarenL 10 years ago

Such a beautiful creature!

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 10 years ago

I love their patches!

matthew ferguson
matthew ferguson 10 years ago

gret photo

dandoucette 10 years ago

I was right on the Cuiaba river too though probably not far enough down the Transpantaneira.

AdamRiley 10 years ago

Hi - we saw 3 Jaguars during 2 days along the Cuiaba River, it was just before the rainy season, quite warm. The Jaguars are often active in the heat of the day unlike African big cats. Its very difficult to see them in the Amazon but if visiting the right areas in the Pantanal, the chances are excellent. More info can be found here

dandoucette 10 years ago

Another great spotting! I was just in Brazil last winter. I did 2 trips into the Pantanal and spent 2 weeks in the Amazon but never saw a Jaguar. What were the conditions like when you spotted it? It was just the beginning of the rainy season when I was there and apparently it was starting later than usual.

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Barão de Melgaço, Mato Grosso, Brazil

Spotted on Sep 18, 2010
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