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National Geographic Specials | In Search of the Jaguar | PBS

Duration: 56:07 (Full Program)
Program: National Geographic Specials #2103
Broadcast Date: Oct. 17, 2006

Pound for pound, the jaguar is the strongest animal in the world. Like an extreme wrecking machine, it kills its prey in one leap by crushing the skull of its victims with its powerful jaws. The world's third largest cat - after the tiger and lion - the jaguar can survive in a variety of terrain ranging from swamplands to drought-stricken country. But for all its survival tools, it's no match for man. Today, the cat's status ranges from threatened to endangered to extinct throughout the Americas. National Geographic explores the world of these big cats and reflects on the human spirit that drives one scientist to save the jaguar from extinction.

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Post Date: December 30, 2010