The coat and body structure of the jaguar is very similar to the leopard. However, it is much larger and stronger. Its body length is about 180 centimeters, its tail is about 75 centimeters long and its weight varies from 70 to 130 kilograms. Its fur is reddish yellow and covered with dark spots.
Coloring Book Jaguar
At the present time this animal can be found in the equatorial forests of Central and South America. Dense forests, near which there are various watering holes, swamps covered with grass are the perfect place where it likes to stay and feels best. This cat is a great swimmer, very often it goes into the water. Climbing trees is no problem for him, he is very agile.
This animal leads a solitary lifestyle and fiercely fights for its territory defending it from other jaguars. This animal is only active at night, during the day it usually sleeps off before climbing trees or large rocks.
It feeds on a variety of mammals and birds. Very often it also goes at dusk to the river banks where it lurks for hours watching for fish and turtles.
Pregnancy in these animals lasts about 100 days. The young are born in a hiding place chosen and searched by the mother with incredibly difficult accessibility for other predators. There are usually 1 to 3 young per litter. The female takes care of them for about 2 months, but after that time the cubs are able to go hunting with the mother.