14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Jaguar at rest in Costa Rica

I encountered this incredibly regal jaguar during my visit at La Paz Waterfall Garden in Costa Rica. So many future guardians of flora and fauna train here at La Paz that they are the guarantors of future wildlife sustainability. I felt privileged to be witness to their handiwork.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2016
Date Uploaded: 08.2016
Photo Location: Close to Chaguite, Costa Rica, Costa Rica
Camera: Canon PowerShot ELPH 160
Copyright: © Sylvia Venable