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Jaguars have strong legs for jumping, swimming, and climbing. This video shows a jaguar using its powerful legs to pull itself out of the river and back onto land.

Jaguars love to be near water. They swim, play, and bathe in the river. They even hunt in the river. This jaguar caught an alligator.

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Making Connections


Jaguars leave their mothers when they are young and live mostly alone. How is this similar to and different from your life?


What other big cats have you read about? How are they similar to or different from the jaguar?


Can you think of other animals that are losing their habitats? What can you do to help protect them?

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