Asked in Jaguars
What kind of food does a jaguar eat?
December 13, 2008 9:58PM
Jaguars prey on wild pig,deer,capybara,monkeys,and pretty much whatever they can catch.The third largest cat on earth,their powerful jaws can crack turtle shells with ease.They can even kill the mighty anaconda,and the caimans that live in their habitat.Only the tiger and lion can match the jaguar in jaw strength.Jaguars and tigers are the only big cats that like to swim.
February 25, 2012 2:23PM
Like all wild cats, Jaguars are pure carnivores that feed exclusively on Meat. Jaguars are Apex Predators that are on top of their food chain. They will hunt anything that it can wrestle and kill. They usually prefer deer, capybara, tapirs, peccaries, wild dogs, foxes etc. Given an opportunity they will even kill a Caiman (A Type of Alligator) or an Anaconda. Smaller species of prey like Mice, birds, sloths, monkeys, tuttles etc are caught and consumed when they are found.