Species : Panthera onca
- Spotted Jaguar Cub (~ 3 months)
The jaguar, which is the only Panthera species from Americas, gets frenquently mixed up with the leopard, but he is usually larger and sturdier build. Moreover, its behavioral and habitat characteristics are closer to those of the tiger : the jaguar habitat is commonly composed by dense rainforest however this spotted cat can also be found in forested and open terrains. Just like the tiger, the jaguar enjoys water.Size
: 120-180 cm lengh (head and body), females are generally smaller than males (10-20%).Weight
: 40-100 kg (150 kg for the biggest males).
Because its numbers are declining, the Jaguar is listed as Near Threatened
in the UINC Red List.Location :
ZooParc de Beauval, Loir-et-Cher, FranceCamera :
Canon EOS 40DLens :
Canon EF 70-300mm F4-5,6 IS USMCamera Settings :
1/250 - F5,6 - ISO 400Post-Processing :
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