The jaguar is the only big cat to kill their prey by crushing their skull with a bite. They live on a diet of mammals, birds, and fish, and are found in grassland and forests.

  • Scientific Name: Panthera onca
  • Range: Central and South America
  • Status in the Wild: Threatened
  • Location in the Zoo: Carnivores
  • Cool Animal Fact Largest cat in the western hemisphere.