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By virtue of their closeness at the top, the Jaguars ran away with the team championship, scoring 25 points, 30 ahead of runner-up Covington Catholic (55), which did an admiral job of keeping its runners together.
But in ancient times, Bailey said, people thought eclipses were caused by sky jaguars chasing the sun and slowly devouring it.
For the masochist in you, here are the bottom five: 28. Jaguars' Blake Bortles; 29.
Injuries Jaguars: Backup S Peyton Thompson left the game in the first half with a right biceps strain.
The walls are crammed with jaguar masks, indigenous art and placards from anti-corruption protests: reminders that this is a large, diverse country, in which reformers like the senator must battle income inequality, graft and violent crime.
The study found that jaguars and giant armadillos were particularly sensitive to human disturbance and avoided agricultural land.
Other animals at risk include jaguars and Mexican gray wolves.
On a small black graphic in the lower driver's side corner of the windshield, a mother jaguar and her cub are on the move.
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The jaguar is the largest New World cat. It was once found in wooded regions from the U.S.-Mexican border south to Patagonia, Currently, the jaguar survives, in reduced numbers, only in remote areas of Central and South America; the largest known population is in the Amazon rain forest. The male is 5.5-9.0 ft. (1.7-2.7 m) long, including the tail, which measures 23-35-in. (60-90-cm) long, and weighs 220-350 lbs. (100-160 kg). The coat is typically orange-tan with black spots arranged in rosettes with a black spot in the center. A solitary predator, the jaguar usually hunts rodents, deer, birds, and fish; it will also take cattle, horses, and dogs.
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