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  Jaguar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The jaguar (Panthera onca) is a large member of the cat family found primarily in the warm regions of the Americas.
Jaguars are powerful animals for their size."They are powerful enough to drag an 800-pound bull 25 feet in its jaws and pulverize the heaviest bones." [6] Throughout the evolution history of mammals, the size and power of predators are proportional to those of their preys.
Jaguar is also a royal title bestowed to a royal prince, princess or ruling monarch in some Maya traditions such as that of the Lencas.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jaguar   (1217 words)

 Animal Encyclopedia: Jaguar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
You might say the jaguar is the "strong and silent" type.
People often get the jaguar mixed up with the leopard, but this cat is much stockier, with a larger head and shorter tail.
Although they both have similar patterns on their fur, a jaguar's spots are actually fl rings with dots inside.
www.animaland.org /asp/encyclopedia/jaguar.asp   (166 words)

 Jaguar (Panthera onca)
The Jaguar is the largest cat in the Western Hemisphere and the third largest cat in the world (after the Lion and the Tiger.) It is also one of the four roaring cats.
This is the primary difference between the spots on a Jaguar and the spots on a leopard.
Jaguars are found in tropical rainforests, arid scrub, and wet grasslands.
www.thebigzoo.com /Animals/Jaguar.asp   (371 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Jaguars are the largest cat in the western hemisphere.
The jaguar is marked with small isolated spots on the head and neck with dark open ring structures, rosettes, on the sides and flank that generally contain one to four dark spots inside the rings.
The jaguar's robust stature and legendary strength have given it the reputation of being a large cat, however, in reality males rarely exceed 300 pounds and average 175 to 225 pounds.
home.globalcrossing.net /~brendel/jaguar.html   (925 words)

 San Diego Zoo's Animal Bytes: Jaguar
Jaguars are stockier and heavier, with shorter, thicker tails.
Jaguars stalk and ambush their ground-dwelling prey at night, instead of chasing it like cheetahs and lions do.
Jaguars are among the top predators in their habitat, so the adult cats don't have much to fear other than humans.
www.sandiegozoo.org /animalbytes/t-jaguar.html   (638 words)

 The Jaguar - Houston Zoo {N A HURY}   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The jaguar is the ultimate predator, the dominant power in the forest, and animal that uses its strength and cunning to overcome other animals.
The jaguar is a strong, stocky cat, deep chested with a large, rounded head and short sturdy limbs.
The jaguar does not discriminate, however, and devours whatever is available: lizards, snakes, turtles, fish, small rodents, deer, birds, crocodiles, or whatever else may fall in it path.
users.netropolis.net /nahury1/jaguar.htm   (732 words)

Jaguars are excellent swimmers, and are the most water loving of the cats.
The jaguar is a common symbol of strength and power in central and South America.
One cause is the destruction of the jaguars environment from deforestation for mining and timber.
www.bluelion.org /jaguar.htm   (835 words)

 Jaguar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The jaguar is territorial and marks its boundaries with scents.
In 1988, a jaguar was observed in Altar Valley and in the Baboquivari Mountains March of 1996, a jaguar was spotted and confirmed with video and photographs.
In 2001, a young male jaguar was documented by a motion activated camera south of Tucson, near the Mexican border.
www.co.pima.az.us /cmo/sdcp/sdcp2/fsheets/jaguar.html   (551 words)

In appearance the Jaguar is often confused with the Leopard - both cats, depending to a degree on sub-species have a similar brownish/yellow base fur colour, which is distinctively marked with dark rosette markings.
The jaguar is predominantly a forest dweller with the highest population densities centring on the lowland rain forests of the Amazon Basin - dry woodland and grassland also serve as suitable terrain, although the cat is rarely found in areas above 8000 feet.
The jaguars main periods of hunting activity are greatly dependant upon location - in some areas which are close to human habitation it appears that the cat is most active at night, whilst in other locations the jaguar is crepuscular and in certain cases diurnal in its hunting activity.
dialspace.dial.pipex.com /agarman/bco/jaguar.htm   (746 words)

 The Belize Zoo - Jaguar
Jaguars are found throughout Belize in the lowland forests and along the coasts.
Jaguars hunt mainly on the ground and mainly at night.
Jaguars once lived throughout the Americas, from Arizona to the north to Argentina in e south.
www.belizezoo.org /zoo/zoo/mammals/jag/jag1.html   (150 words)

Jaguars are also more energetic than their larger cousins, and are active for 50-60% of a 24 hour period.
Jaguars are also known to kill cattle, and are killed by ranchers as pest species.
The jaguar is fully protected at the national level across most of its range, with hunting prohibited in Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Suriname, United States, Uruguay and Venezuela, and hunting restrictions in place in Brazil, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico and Peru.
www.bigcatrescue.org /jaguar.htm   (1160 words)

 AtariAge - Atari Jaguar History
In early 1996, they released the last Jaguar title, Fight For Life, and almost all remaining Atari employees were laid off.
These systems were basically Jaguar chipsets with extra memory and some other enhancements, and resulted in the arcade games Area 51, Maximum Force, and an unreleased puzzle game called Freeze.
Stock Jaguars were also used as controllers for several kiddie ride games such as Skycopter II, Speedster II, and Spaceguy.
www.atariage.com /Jaguar/history.html   (1249 words)

 NatureWorks - Jaguar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The jaguar is the largest cat in North America and the third largest cat in the world.
The jaguar has very powerful jaws and sharp teeth and usually kills its prey with one crushing bite to the skull.
The jaguar is a solitary animal and lives and hunts alone, except during mating season.
www.nhptv.org /natureworks/jaguar.htm   (398 words)

 Jaguar Printout- EnchantedLearning.com
Jaguars are wild cats that live in rain forests, swamps, deserts, and shrubby areas from South and Central America.
Jaguars are an endangered species due to loss of habitat and over-hunting by man.
Jaguars are bigger than leopards, and their dark markings are arranged in a rosette of 4 or 5 spots placed around a central lighter-colored spot.
www.enchantedlearning.com /subjects/mammals/cats/jaguar/Jaguarprintout.shtml   (183 words)

 Jaguar Search Results
The 2006 Jaguar S-Type is a 4-door, 5-passenger luxury sedan, or luxury sports sedan, available in 3 trims, ranging from the 3.0-Liter to the 4.2-Liter R. Upon introduction, the 3.0-Liter is equipped with a standard 3.0-liter, V6, 235-horsepower engine that achieves 19-mpg in the city and 28-mpg on the highway.
The 2007 Jaguar XK is a 2-door, 4-passenger luxury sports coupe, or luxury convertible, available in two trims, the Coupe and the Convertible.
The 2007 Jaguar XK is redesigned for 2007.
www.autobytel.com /content/research/detail/Jaguar.htm   (647 words)

 jaguar on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
JAGUAR [jaguar], large New World carnivore of the cat family, Panthera onca.
An adult male jaguar is up to 7 ft (2.2 m) long, including the 2 1/2 -ft (76-cm) tail, stands about 2 1/2 ft (76 cm) high at the shoulder and weighs about 200 lb (90 kg).
Jaguars are classified in the phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebrata, class Mammalia, order Carnivora, family Felidae.
encyclopedia.infonautics.com /html/j1/jaguar.asp   (1147 words)

 Jaguar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The jaguar (Panthera onca) is the only member of the 'big cat' family that lives in the Americas.
The puma, or cougar, also lives in the Americas and is about the same size as the jaguar, but it is classified as a small cat because it cannot roar.
Jaguars are typically yellow-brown with fl spots, called rosettes, but they can also be fl with fl spots.
www.thewildones.org /Animals/jaguar.html   (281 words)

The Jaguar is the largest cat native to the Western Hemisphere.
In size and marking it looks very much like a leopard, although the jaguar is the much heavier animal, weighing up to 34 kg.
Inhabiting thick, wooded country and arid, shrubby areas, jaguars often make their dens in caves, or under overhanging rocks.
www.nature.ca /notebooks/english/jag.htm   (171 words)

 Jaguar - Java Access to Generic Underlying Architectural Resources
Jaguar is being used by the UC Berkeley Ninja and Telegraph projects to build high-performance, scalable systems in Java.
Jaguar 2 is a reimplementation of the ideas in the original Jaguar (which is described in the papers below).
Jaguar bytecode is identical to Java bytecode except that (a) it has the Jaguar code transformations applied to it, and (b) it may make use of extra bytecode instructions which are necessary for direct memory access and other low-level system operations.
www.eecs.harvard.edu /~mdw/proj/old/jaguar   (1129 words)

In appearance the Jaguar is often confused with the
The jaguars main periods of hunting activity are greatly dependant upon location - in some areas which are close to human habitation it appears that the cat is most active at night, whilst in other locations the jaguar is
The WWF are also providing aid to protect some of the remaining rain forests areas of South America, which provide a refuge for the majority of the remaining jaguar population.
dialspace.dial.pipex.com /agarman/jaguar.htm   (713 words)

 Jaguar - Research All Models and Prices - MSN Autos
Jaguar was founded in 1922 as the Swallow Sidecar Company of Blackpool, England.
Jaguar was one of the first British car companies to export to North America, and in 1954 the company set up its own distribution in New York.
Jaguar became a subsidiary of Ford Motor Company in 1989 and is part of Ford's Premier Automotive Group, which includes Aston Martin, Land Rover and Volvo.
autos.msn.com /browse/Jaguar.aspx   (104 words)

 Jaguar News
Algorithmically controlled sensors, suspension adjustment and other electronic functions are not what you are supposed to notice when you drive Jaguar's new XK convertible and coupe.
Jaguar Super V8 Review Posted on Sunday, April 09 2006 @ 00:28:17 CEST by LSDsmurf CNET had a test drive with the 2006 model of the Jaguar auto: The 2006 Jaguar Super V8 comes loaded with all the accoutrements...
The Jaguar S-Type luxury sedan is like an aging Hollywood starlet.
www.topix.net /autos/jaguar   (526 words)

 Jaguar Langhorne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Jaguar Langhorne is Langhorne, PA's premier automobile dealership.
We are devoted to serving our customers with an unrivaled reputation for value and personal service that continues well beyond your initial purchase.
We invite you to visit us in person and test drive the Jaguar of your dreams.
jaguar.dealerconnection.com /?orgid=14662   (57 words)

 Animal Fact Sheets   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Jaguars are considered the equivalent of leopards in the New World, and are the largest species of cats in the Western Hemisphere.
Jaguar cubs are usually born with their eyes closed, weigh about 25-29 ounces (700-900 gr), and are highly dependent upon their mother for survival.
The primary focus of the jaguar SSP, which manages the captive population in North America, is education and conservation of the species in its countries of origin.
www.zoo.org /educate/fact_sheets/jaguar/jaguar.htm   (1019 words)

 Jaguar - All about Jaguar Cars
Jaguar North America is planning to offer its X-TYPE owners a chance to pump-up and show-off a little more muscle.The company teamed-up with leading California speed and design studio, bonspeedĀ®, to create a new range of body styling, suspension and braking equipment for Jaguar’s all-wheel-drive X-TYPE premium compact sedan.
Like all great Jaguar sports cars, the focus of the all-new XK is firmly on the future, while acknowledging the marque’s rich history.
Jaguar North America continues its relationship with renowned vintage Jaguar specialists, Massachusetts-based Donovan Motorcar Services, to campaign the Select Edition Racing E-Types at key historic racing events throughout the 2004 season.
www.jaguar-dream.com   (609 words)

 The Atari Times - Jaguar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Atari released the Jaguar in limited quantities in 1993 with a much wider release in 1994.
The Jaguar includes such technical features as morphing, transparency, lighting and shading, unlimited sprites, 32-bit color, and the ability to render 850 million pixels per second.
In addition, because the Jaguar wasn't designed to push polygons as the PlayStation was, many continue to believe it couldn't keep up, even though the specifications are similar.
www.ataritimes.com /jaguar   (357 words)

 Motoring - Jaguar
Jaguar has introduced a torquey new engine for its X-type sedan and station wagon model range — but it's not what you would expect from this sporty marque.
Jaguar S-Type 4.2 - cruise missile in a mink coat
Jaguar amended its S-Type luxury sedan range in South Africa back in May, 2002, and used the event to unveil the very rapid, supercharged R derivative.
www.motoring.co.za /index.php?fSectionId=786&fSetId=381   (464 words)

 Defenders of Wildlife - Land Purchase Secures Jaguar Preserve in Mexico   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
An isolated, rugged peninsula nestled between the Aros, Yaqui and Bavispe Rivers in Sonora, Mexico, is home to the northernmost breeding population of jaguars in North America.
Jaguars living in this remote area are threatened and often killed through conflicts with the ranchers who own and work cattle on this land.
In order to protect this crucial breeding population, Defenders of Wildlife has joined Naturalia, a Mexican non-profit environmental group and The Northern Jaguar Project to create a northern jaguar preserve to ensure conservation of Mexico's northernmost breeding population of jaguars.
www.defenders.org /wildlife/new/bigcats/jaguar/mx.html   (253 words)

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