Jaguars are one of the largest big cat species in the world and the largest big cat species living in the Americas. While jaguars live primarily in the tropics, these creatures can also be found in the American Southwest. The jaguar has an incredibly powerful bite and only eats meat. Only large members of the crocodile family can truly challenge a jaguar. This book explores the jaguar's diet, hunting practices, and history with humans and touches on the adaptations that allow it to be one of the most famous killers in the animal kingdom. Informative fact boxes provide readers with exciting supplementary knowledge about these keen predators.