|Kingdom: Five groups that classify all living things
|Genus: A group of animals within a family
|Scientific Name: The name of the animal in science
|Common Name: Most widely used name for this species
|Group: The domestic group such as cat or dog
Just so, where are jaguars found?
Jaguars are found on the American continents; they live in Texas, in the Cerro Colorado Mountains in Arizona, the southern part of California, and New Mexico, in the United States, and are found in rain forests in Central and South America. The largest known population exists in the Amazon rain forests.
Moreover, what animal did the Jaguar evolve from?
While Panthera onca is alive today, this species has a rich fossil record. It is thought that the jaguar evolved in Eurasia and crossed the Bering Land Bridge in the early Pleistocene, and was initially a part of a species distributed widely across the Old and New Worlds (Kurtén and Anderson, 1980).
Rivers provide prey in the form of fish, turtles, or caimans—small, alligatorlike animals. Jaguars also eat larger animals such as deer, peccaries, capybaras, and tapirs. They sometimes climb trees to prepare an ambush, killing their prey with one powerful bite.