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(Science: zoology) a large and powerful feline animal (felis onca), ranging from Texas and Mexico to Patagonia. It is usually brownish yellow, with large, dark, somewhat angular rings, each generally inclosing one or two dark spots. It is chiefly arboreal in its habits.

Synonym: the American tiger.

Origin: Braz. Yagoara: cf. & pg. Jaguar.

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Biological taxonomy - question about genus

... - can members of different genus have offspring? For example, family Felidae has 14 genus, including Felis (housecat) and Panthera (lion, tiger, jaguar, leopard). Obviously Felis and Panthera cannot mate, but is there something that prevents cats of similar size from different genus to mate? ...

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by gs99
Thu Mar 31, 2011 10:19 pm
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Topic: Biological taxonomy - question about genus
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Which Great Cat is Heavier

I think is a tiger and I never hug any cats before even a kitten, but I am sure that the jaguar is the lightest.

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by sheep94
Thu Jan 22, 2009 1:29 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Which Great Cat is Heavier
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The Fiber Disease

... Embraer 120, 145 Fairchild-Dornier 328 Fokker F27, F28, F100 Gulfstream GIV, GV Raytheon 125, Citation, Learjet Saab 340 Military Airframe Tornado Jaguar Hawk Eurofighter Typhoon Nimrod CASA CN235 ... hmmmmm?????? London

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by London
Wed Apr 12, 2006 7:23 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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... And I bet that if you compare Hemoglobin and S-hemoglobin to our cousins the apes, you'll see that the S-type would not match (except maybe with a Jaguar... sorry). Anyway "new phenotypes" can only arise through mutation (in the largest definition: point mutation, horizontal transfer, gene replication,...). ...

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by canalon
Thu May 12, 2005 1:37 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Mutation
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What is rarer

Do you have the stats for this jaguar count? It would be interesting to know the count of each of the species on the extinction list.

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by Cyranian
Wed Jan 05, 2005 5:28 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What is rarer
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