- the edge of a floe
- Means “beast”
- Large spotted cat most closely resembles the leopard however it is usually larger and of sturdier build
- Behavioral and habitat characteristics are closer to those of the tiger
- Dense rainforest is its preferred habitat, the jaguar will range across a variety of forested and open terrains.
- Usually swamps and wooded regions, but jaguars also live in scrublands and deserts
- Largely a solitary, opportunistic, stalk-and-ambush predator at the top of the food chain (an apex predator)