Jaguars are a type of big cat belonging to the mammal kingdom. They are also carnivores. The scientific name of the jaguar is Panthera onca. More » Pets & Animals Mammals Large Cats

A lion would probably defeat a jaguar in a fight because it is much larger. While a jaguar can weigh up to 220 pounds, an African lion can weigh up to 420 pounds. Asian lions are even larger, weighing up to 500 pounds. More »

To find information about whether or not the jaguar is an endangered animal, speak with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, or IUCN. The IUCN is the group that designates whether or not an animal is c... More » Pets & Animals Mammals

Jaguars are apex predators that live at the top of the food chain, so they are prey to no other animal. They are top-level carnivores that serve the purpose of keeping the population in balance and effectively preventing... More »

The female jaguar is called a female jaguar. There is no name that defines her, unlike her lioness and tigress counterparts. Jaguars are the largest cats in the Western hemisphere. More »

There is no way to know with objective certainty which big cat would win in a clash between any two individuals of the same or different species, including leopards and lions. Lions are larger and stronger than leopards,... More »

Cheetahs and snow leopards are two big cats that cannot roar, though they make other big cat noises such as chuffing and growling. The sounds a big cat can make depends on certain bone anatomy in the animal's throat, and... More »